Links Roundup, July 9 – 13


Call for submissions: poetry anthology, women in work. (Translations welcome.)

What looks like an interesting and promising new translation of Stanislaw Lem’s “Solaris.”

Announcing three new translation masters courses in Spain.

Saturday in Queens: Readings by some accomplished poet/translators.

A reading of Lukas Barfuss’ The Test (Die Probe) at the Goethe-Institut, July 17, 7pm.



Further adventures with Roberto Bolaño. “Antwerp” reviewed at Winstonsdad.

Eco-fiction? Ecocriticism? “The Frost on his Shoulders” reviewed at Tony’s Reading List.

“What do Chinese writers feel about their representation in translation?” Jade Ladder reviewed at The Guardian.

Stamp of approval – Kathryn Longenbach reviews Umberto Eco’s essay collection.

“The narrative voice is too cognizant to belong to a young boy.” Alessandro Baricco’s Emmaus reviewed at Three Percent.


Readings & Discussions

Looking for the ‘ideal translator?’ Combine the expertise of several people. Co-translation discussed at Gallic Books.

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

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

Thoughts on the popular 50 Shades of Grey and similar titles by the French translator.

Take a look at this innovative work on concrete poetry at the Brooklyn Rail – author and translator are the same.

“Favorite poems from the world’s poets,” an entertaining little clip from the BBC.

Literary translation as a hobby(?)…

Michael Hoffman discusses his translation of Joseph Roth in The Dublin Review.

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