Links Roundup, September 10 – 14

Announcements

Do you have a particular attachment to a Southeast Asian text? Check this out. http://ow.ly/dI0X3

Tonight, Brooklyn, “an evening of lively readings of international literature with Archipelago translators” http://ow.ly/dI0Ja

The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation 2012 Guidelines http://ow.ly/dGllO

TWO LINES’ “Passageways” launch party in New York City, October 24. http://ow.ly/dEymp

Benjamin Stein’s “The Canvas” (tr. Brian Zumhagen) from Open Letter Books looks tantalizing. http://ow.ly/dEyd6

Help benefit the Center for the Art of Translation, see the play “Chinglish.” http://ow.ly/dExNe

Announcing a new online poetry translation workshop: http://ow.ly/dCHcU

“There is a distinct shortage of literary translation journals,” Canada’s new journal K1N is helping to change that. http://ow.ly/dAIbH

Looks like a great reading: Mary Jo Bang and Graham Foust in San Francisco, October 13. http://ow.ly/dAHGm

 

Reviews

Nicholas Lezard reviews David Bellos’ “Is That a Fish in Your Ear?” http://ow.ly/dGlz2

Another review of Mary Jo Bang’s unique translation of Dante’s “Inferno.” http://ow.ly/dAItW

“The prose […] is often gorgeous” Emma Garman reviews Roberto Ampuero’s “The Neruda Case.” http://ow.ly/dAHoa

 

Readings & Discussions

“A few words / Suddenly discovered / Exceed the poetic realm” Five Poems by Xuanzang. http://ow.ly/dI1ap

The digital revolution helps Chinese books boom. http://ow.ly/dI0PU

“Okhun the meat-pie maker fires up his clay oven for the midday / meat-pies.” http://ow.ly/dGlOy

‘Translators shouldn’t be slaves to the holy “original”’ http://ow.ly/dGlsI

“When I looked up / she had moved away from me” http://ow.ly/dExUk

“In the world of these adolescents, ordinary day and fantastical night were sharply divided.” http://ow.ly/dCMsC

“[We] spent the week eating, breathing, and sleeping translation.” Rawad Z. Wehbe lives the dream. http://ow.ly/dCMir

“The color for our revolution is yellow.” http://ow.ly/dCHnu

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