Links Roundup, October 1 – 5

Announcements

If you happen to be in NYC on October 11, check out the next French literature night! http://ow.ly/efmrn

Transference, a journal of poetry in translation, is seeking submissions. http://ow.ly/efme0

Congratulations to two award-winning translators: Don Mee Choi and Sinan Antoon! http://www.utdallas.edu/news/2012/10/5-20031_ALTA-Awards-Recognize-Excellence-in-the-Skillful-A_article-wide.html

Check out some of the remainder of the year’s great upcoming events. http://ow.ly/edoBE

Michael Henry Heim (1943 – 2012) http://ow.ly/e7j8Q

Michael Henry Heim, translation’s *modern* patron saint. http://ow.ly/e9saA

 

Reviews

“These books capture … the fragility of lives in limbo, poised between self-assertion and annihilation.” http://ow.ly/edoK8

Tove Jansson’s “Art In Nature” reviewed at Tony’s Reading List. http://ow.ly/ebqAC

“An exhilarating and often uncomfortable read.” Emma Garman on Alessandro Piperno’s “Persecution” (tr. Ann Goldstein). http://ow.ly/e9sHH

“Eerily readable,” Peter Stamm’s “We’re Flying” (tr. Michael Hofmann) reviewed at Three Percent. http://ow.ly/e9stB

Bernardo Atxaga’s “Seven Houses in France” is ‘a complex novel that coasts along with “deceptive” simplicity.’ http://ow.ly/e7jCo

 

Readings & Discussions

“At the end of the day it was a hunt, a struggle with nature and the unknown” http://ow.ly/efmNO

“How do I start a collaborative translation project?” Good question… http://ow.ly/edotL

“We have nations that we don’t want / Divide them according to your needs.” http://ow.ly/edolz

Do you know Ayapan? A fascinating set of notes on a language that may or may not be dying. http://ow.ly/ebpzD

Not just about translating Galileo… http://ow.ly/eboM8

Get the poems for Pussy Riot e-book from English PEN. http://ow.ly/ebouQ

“Oil.” Words Without Borders’ October issue is up. http://ow.ly/e9skh

Does your name appear on the cover? Will it? http://ow.ly/e7jhl

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