Links Roundup, July 30 – August 3


Get excited about the 2012 ALTA conference! Looks like interesting things are planned, like the “Declamación.”

The Center for the Art of Translation announces the launch of Two Lines Press.

Call for papers: 26th Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS)

“Did Anyone Say Power?” Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation – a call for papers.



“The novel quite openly engages Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic, Dracula.” “Vlad” reviewed at Words Without Borders.

“You can’t argue with physics.” Rachel Crawford-Fisher reviews Stefan Zweig’s “Confusion” (tr. Anthea Bell).

“Russian literature is not dead,” Will Evans reviews Mikhail Shishkin’s “Maidenhair” (tr. Marian Schwartz).

“Illustrates [the] parallels between the Holocaust and Argentina’s political past,” Daughter of Silence reviewed.


Readings & Discussions

“There / As it were all meanings push together / And no meaning comes out / This is riverwilt”

“i watch her run under sleet—guns, ass and brims held meek.” Anomalous Press is innovative and utterly awesome.

Check out this cache of essays on translating Persian poetry…

The road that led me to translation: An anti how-to guide.

Celebrate translation Thursday with an intense primer on getting started in literary translation.

“Love and translation look alike in their grammar.” Sage words from Andrés Neuman & George Henson.

Words Without Borders continues to examine new writing from Japan with its August issue.

On the importance of actually reviewing the translation itself.

The National Endowment for the Arts announces its 2013 translation fellowships… but is it enough?

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