Links Roundup, April 29 – May 3

Announcements

The ALTA Newsletter, hot off the press! http://ow.ly/kDnje

Announcing a new book: MEDITATIONS ON GEORGES DE LA TOUR, by Paal-Helge Haugen, tr. Roger Greenwald “…inhabit the ‘charged stillness’ at the heart of being.” –Karen Solie http://ow.ly/kyYfM

Apply for a Max Geilinger Translation Grant – funding and a stay in Switzerland await. http://ow.ly/kwkTn

Subscribe to the Banff Centre blog, Made in Banff, and you might just win a prize. http://ow.ly/kwlqE

 

Reviews

“Pavlov skillfully navigates the razor-thin gap between dark comedy and tragedy,” says Christopher Tauchen. http://ow.ly/kFXte

Yet another review of László Krasznahorkai’s “Satantango” (tr. George Szirtes). http://ow.ly/kDnPh

“Negrón is an incredibly gifted writer,” Camila Santos reviews Suzanne Jill Levine’s translation of “Mundo Cruel.” http://ow.ly/kBfGR

“Merwin honors his fellow poets […] in his […] translations,” Grant Barber on the great W. S. Merwin. http://ow.ly/kyYRt

The longevity of Aase Berg’s “Transfer Fat” is incredible, and rightly so. http://ow.ly/kwlGT

 

Readings & Discussions

“I don’t understand why rice must survive ahead of those who are crawling toward death.” http://ow.ly/kFXKY

Arabic translator Marilyn Booth insists, “the writer’s voice must always be honoured!” http://ow.ly/kDnBQ

“The reasons for their poverty / Are on display / In every street / In every alley” http://ow.ly/kDntb

Translation business is booming for the Yiddish Book Center. Listen to their latest podcast here: http://ow.ly/kBfz7

The May issue of Words Without Borders has just been published, and it looks quite interesting. http://ow.ly/kBfmQ

“Forget blaming publishers. The real culprits are reviewers.” http://ow.ly/kBfgI

“Translators don’t often get a lot of recognition so it seems important to privately recognize the work they do.” http://ow.ly/kyYDC

Susan Bernofsky: “What I Learned at the 2013 London Book Fair.” http://ow.ly/kwl4p

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