Links Round-Up Feb 18-22

Readings/Discussions

A linguist’s quest to save Aramaic http://ow.ly/hNAWl

The fascinating “Untranslatable Words Database” http://ow.ly/hNC4d

Check out the first issue of 2013 of TWO LINES online http://ow.ly/hPbfI

Where is the audience for translated books? http://ow.ly/hNFQI

Interview with Jorge Volpi on “the end(s) of Latin American literature” http://ow.ly/hPdFM

Interesting interview with Lucas Klein on his recent translation of Xi Chuan’s selected poems http://ow.ly/hR8TQ

Adrian West discusses his translation of Antonio Altarriba’s “The Art of Flying” http://ow.ly/hTZh0

The challenge of “unread and unreadable books” http://ow.ly/hTZXV

A new issue of “Loaded Bicycle” includes John Taylor’s translation of Swiss poet Jose Flore-Tappy http://ow.ly/hXOvR

 

Opportunities

Susan Sontag Prize for Translation now accepting French submissions due in April http://ow.ly/hNBbS

Prize opportunity for translators from Modern Greek, submissions due April 15th http://ow.ly/hPg5S

Publishing Perspectives wants to hear from translation publishers and translators who have published their own work http://ow.ly/hPgHn

 

News/Reviews

Tremendous review of Ernst Herbeck’s “Everyone Has a Mouth” translated from the German by Gary Sullivan http://ow.ly/hNALU

Traveling to Cairo? Read a multifaceted portrait of the city in “The Literary Atlas of Cairo” http://ow.ly/hPclF

A new collection of “contemporary Mexican short stories of the fantastic” from Small Beer Press http://ow.ly/hPfuv

Corinne McKay has turned her popular blog, “Thoughts on Translation,” into a book! http://ow.ly/hTYlG

Farrar, Straus & Giroux bring an Indonesian bestseller to the U.S. Read the Complete Review here http://ow.ly/hTXPc

Do you follow Mira’s List for creative opportunities? She’s just announced her blog is on hiatus http://ow.ly/hTW6D

5 exciting recommendations from World Literature Today, recently available in translation http://ow.ly/hTYGW

 

Events

Planning to attend the Festival Neue Literatur this weekend in NYC? http://ow.ly/hTYY6

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