Links Round-Up April 22-26

Readings

A lifetime of translations by W.S. Merwin, now collected http://ow.ly/kg1om

Discover Anthony Madrid’s contemporary, English take on the ghazal http://ow.ly/kg3xt

Beautiful poetry by Caio Meira in translation by Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren http://ow.ly/kg4OC

French translators! Fiction France is now available, with a digest of contemporary books to be translated http://ow.ly/kjxJG

A new translation of Tarjei Vesaas’ The Birds, a novel that ‘explains nothing yet conveys everything’ http://ow.ly/kjzZq

Ilan Stavans blogs on becoming a superhero http://ow.ly/kjBrI

As we celebrate Lorca, a wonderful review of the republication of Simon & White’s translation of Poet in New York http://ow.ly/klwPt

Siri Hustvedt discusses her translators, and translating her own work http://ow.ly/kogds

Jim Kates discusses how he got started as a literary translator http://ow.ly/kolxz

“the suns are sunning and the seas still seaing…” http://ow.ly/kopRF

Fascinating interview with Japanese translator Stephen Snyder http://ow.ly/konMd

On contemporary Chinese essayists… http://ow.ly/koqvd

Poems by Edoardo Sanguineti translated and with an introduction by Will Schutt http://ow.ly/kou6z

For your weekend, a steamy short story by Bolaño in the New Yorker, trans by Laura Healy http://ow.ly/kojLc

Events

Volunteering for the PEN World Voices Festival May 1-5 comes with many perks… http://ow.ly/kg26v

May 6th brings New Yorkers “The Politics of Polyglossia,” an exciting program on translation http://ow.ly/kg3Q4

Chicagoans! “Palabras ajenas” panel on literary translation, April 30th at UIC http://ow.ly/ksTgL

Opportunities

St. Petersburg Review seeks submissions by end of May http://ow.ly/ksQa9

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