Links Roundup, July 9 – 13

Announcements

Call for submissions: poetry anthology, women in work. (Translations welcome.) http://ow.ly/cdjse

What looks like an interesting and promising new translation of Stanislaw Lem’s “Solaris.” http://ow.ly/cbJwS

Announcing three new translation masters courses in Spain. http://ow.ly/cbJ5i

Saturday in Queens: Readings by some accomplished poet/translators. http://ow.ly/c8i2H

A reading of Lukas Barfuss’ The Test (Die Probe) at the Goethe-Institut, July 17, 7pm. http://ow.ly/c6zlP

 

Reviews

Further adventures with Roberto Bolaño. “Antwerp” reviewed at Winstonsdad. http://ow.ly/cdmv2

Eco-fiction? Ecocriticism? “The Frost on his Shoulders” reviewed at Tony’s Reading List. http://ow.ly/cdkxw

“What do Chinese writers feel about their representation in translation?” Jade Ladder reviewed at The Guardian. http://ow.ly/cbJZE

Stamp of approval – Kathryn Longenbach reviews Umberto Eco’s essay collection. http://ow.ly/ca5vh

“The narrative voice is too cognizant to belong to a young boy.” Alessandro Baricco’s Emmaus reviewed at Three Percent. http://ow.ly/c8iLB

 

Readings & Discussions

Looking for the ‘ideal translator?’ Combine the expertise of several people. Co-translation discussed at Gallic Books. http://ow.ly/cdkMF

“Galactic Empire, you’re my only hope.” An unusual piece of fiction by EnJoe Toh in this month’s issue of WWB. http://ow.ly/ca6rx

Poem: Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi’s “A Body,” translated by Atef Alshaer & Sarah Maguire, at MPT. http://ow.ly/ca5Ys

Thoughts on the popular 50 Shades of Grey and similar titles by the French translator. http://ow.ly/ca0Y4

Take a look at this innovative work on concrete poetry at the Brooklyn Rail – author and translator are the same. http://ow.ly/c8nJ7

“Favorite poems from the world’s poets,” an entertaining little clip from the BBC. http://ow.ly/c8mFh

Literary translation as a hobby(?)… http://ow.ly/c6A9y

Michael Hoffman discusses his translation of Joseph Roth in The Dublin Review. http://ow.ly/c6zGf

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