Links Round-Up Mar 4-8


Poetry Translation Centre’s archive of translated poetry: 358 poems, 27 different languages, 79 poets, 38 countries!

Gloria Posada: Every glow/is born and dies/in world and bodies

Latin word of the day! Everyone needs a little more Latin vocab now and then

Santiago Roncagliolo’s interesting new book asks readers to figure out how characters’ conversations intersect

Wanting a new book in translation to read? Check out WWB staff picks, if you haven’t already!

25 of the best translated fiction books and Three Percent’s top ten list.

On translating Kondoh, making the mundane into the magical


Translation & sex? Epstein’s review of Cutler’s “Slap and Tickle” points out translator’s power to change ideas

Review of Russian poet Kirill Medvedev’s “It’s No Good.” Art, politics & the artist in consumer capitalist society.

The Paris Review’s review of the Milan Review. All that reviewing to say: this issue will sate any winter wanderlust

A review of Sebastian Loth’s pretty little love story children’s book, “Clementine.”

News + Events:

Lots more great translation panels at AWP. How about F204. What Poets Learn When They Translate. For the schedule, go here

If you’re at AWP, lots of translation panels today! Check out R182. Translation as the (Re)Creation of Voice and Self.

StAnza: Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is this week, March 6-10 in St. Andrews, Scotland. More info here

Cecilia Vicuña and Laura Elrick read at The Poetry Project tonight, 8pm at St. Marks Church, New York, NY

Chicagoans! Great opportunities, conversations & connections among diverse urban voices at International Voices Project:

Translate or write Chinese poetry in Vermont! Apply for Vermont Studio Center’s Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships

Upcoming March 20-24: Brussel’s Passa Porta festival–four days filled with literature and imagination

Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) is this week in Boston. Look for all the translation panels & ALTA folk!

Intralingo’s recap of some upcoming translation events and opportunities

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