Links Roundup, February 4 – 8

Announcements

Call for Panels: ALTA 2013 Conference http://ow.ly/hxs78

The John Dryden Translation Competition is open to entrants. http://ow.ly/hxrVv

Call for Proposals: Volume on Teaching Translation http://ow.ly/hxrtD

Asymptote Journal needs your help, and they’re definitely a worthy cause. http://ow.ly/hvekF

Translators age 24 and younger can compete for the Rossica Young Translators Award 2013, deadline 3/10. http://ow.ly/hvdY9

Congratulations to Anne Milano Appel, winner of the John Florio Prize for Italian Translation for Giovanni Arpino’s Scent of a Woman.

Anselm Hollo, poet, translator, and teacher, has passed away: http://ow.ly/hrBli

Still time to apply for Banff (deadline: February 15). http://ow.ly/hqP6T

Announcing the 2013 ALTA Travel Fellowship Awards http://ow.ly/hqOyk

“Literary translation is its own art form,” announcing a translation workshop in Paris. http://ow.ly/hov5c

 

 

Reviews

Eduardo Halfon is “a writer to behold.” Anderson Tepper on The Polish Boxer. http://ow.ly/hxrC4

Will Eells reviews Persona: A Biography of Yukio Mishima, by Naoki Inose and Hiroaki Sato (tr. Hiroaki Sato). http://ow.ly/hveaA

Kirill Medvedev “feels much more at home in this very agile English translation,” says reviewer Christopher Tauchen. http://ow.ly/hsXfO

“Zakhar Prilepin is one hell of a writer,” Will Evans reviews “Sin” (tr. Simon Patterson & Nina Chordas). http://ow.ly/hqOXJ

“The translation by Anne Milano Appel is sublime,” The Guardian talks “Blindly” by Claudio Magris. http://ow.ly/hovBX

 

 

Readings & Discussions

“An alert and resourceful translator can sometimes come up with the goods.” http://ow.ly/hvevX

Translator Eric Dickens is one of the people responsible for introducing Estonian writers to the wider world: http://ow.ly/hrAWi

International Graphic Novels: Volume VII, in Words Without Borders’ February issue. http://ow.ly/hqOKb

“It’s time to acknowledge translators – the underpaid and unsung heroes” http://ow.ly/hovRz

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