Links Roundup, November 12 – 16

Announcements

December 6, Paul Legault explains how to translate from English to English. http://ow.ly/fkx6H

Some translation residencies and awards – bit of a roundup. http://ow.ly/fjqwL

Patrick Creagh, 1930-2012 http://ow.ly/fhpmB

Still time to submit work for the ‘eXchanges’ Winter 2013 issue. http://ow.ly/fdnMx

 

Reviews

The great translator Eliot Weinberger has done it… again. http://ow.ly/ffpFz

“Generously layered—granting access to the charm and beauty of [the] imagery and allowing [the] spell to be cast.” http://ow.ly/ffpoG

Mexican “narco-literature” is on the rise. Vincent Francone reviews Juan Pablo Villalobos’ Down the Rabbit Hole. http://ow.ly/fdo88

 

Readings & Discussions

“Jonah remained safe inside the shop, removed from the monster’s mouth before it was reinvented as a signboard.” http://ow.ly/fkxGL

Translating a 900+ page novel might just turn you full time. Sally-Ann Spencer’s thoughts on translation. http://ow.ly/fkxpU

Crowdsourcing the translation of J.K. Rowling. http://ow.ly/fkx0s

“Giving fresh life to a famous poem [with] a new translation.” http://ow.ly/fjr72

On translating dialects and standing your ground. http://ow.ly/fjqKw

“We are unfair to her when we search for her poems. Let us not disfigure the beauty of Gaza.” http://ow.ly/fjp8V

“Something almost feminine flutters, the nonchalance of a nymph, a glow of flesh blessed with the secret of beauty.” http://ow.ly/fhpND

Translations comprise nearly one-third of the titles on the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award longlist. http://ow.ly/fhpEo

Translator from Czech strives to “make translations visible.” http://ow.ly/fhpuA

“When I first came to the city / I watched the people fall in love / With everything they saw” Graphic fiction in WWB http://ow.ly/ffpRV

“Our dreams, like our senses, slept. / During this time we stopped dreaming completely.” http://ow.ly/ffpvX

“We are no longer poets; we have become witnesses of history.” http://ow.ly/fdojJ

“A translator needs to be a skilful writer and not just someone with a wide vocabulary.” http://ow.ly/fdnYX

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