Links Round-up Dec 31-Jan 4

Opportunities

Deadline for the John Dryden translation competition is coming up!

Maybe 2013 is the year you give a little more to support the translation community–ideas here!

New languages offered at BCLT’s summer school program–Finland-Swedish and Portuguese.

Reads

A poem for the new year by Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi: “Your heart thumps -/as if she were already/at your door.”

Today is the first day, the beginning./I wish that old aches cease/while new loves increase. http://ow.ly/gsQzE

On translating emotion across time in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” http://ow.ly/gsQiZ

Kim Soo-young: Snow is alive./For the body and soul that have forgotten death,/snow is alive beyond the dawn. http://ow.ly/gsR3N

Read a writer no one reads in 2013! Begin with Johannes Bobrowski http://ow.ly/gsRp8

Great interview with Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz on the Paris Review http://ow.ly/gsSsg

Discussions

Emotions in English and Finnish: “It’s Just Different” http://ow.ly/gsQsz

Interesting discussion on translating myth http://ow.ly/gsPKV

LinguaAA adds to the conversation on translation theory http://ow.ly/gsPS2

Brave New Words renews a translation centered resolution for 2013. What’s your goal for your next year of translation? http://ow.ly/gsSAI

Book Reviews

Attn Italophiles: read “Rosa Sospirosa” for writing that is fun, avant garde, musical & even captures Puglian dialect http://ow.ly/gsRXd

Year End Reviews

Looking for more reading in translation suggestions? WWB gives their favorites!

Intralingo’s best: http://ow.ly/grpZV

WLT’s month-by-month book reviews of 2012

So many great favorites of 2012 over on The Quarterly Conversation blog–some in translation, some not.

Don’t forget Literlab’s best picks: http://ow.ly/grqF9

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