Links Roundup, July 22 – 26

Announcements

Announcing the winner of the 2012 Found in Translation Award… Antonia Lloyd-Jones. http://ow.ly/nlqcx

Announcing the recipients of the PEN/Heim Translation Fund… http://ow.ly/ngOfv

And, the recipients of the 2013 NEA Translation Fellowships have been announced… http://ow.ly/ngOw0

The John Dryden Translation Competition is now open and accepting entries. http://ow.ly/negi9

The July issue of Asymptote… incomparable, as always. http://ow.ly/nbPx9

“The Nexus of Translation,” registration is now open for the 2013 ALTA annual conference. http://ow.ly/nbNWK

 

Reviews

“This project can be read as a book about ‘translation’ itself,” on Lisa Rose Bradford’s translation of Juan Gelman. http://ow.ly/nlqMt

“Professor Borges is a translation of extemporised lectures, and this is how it reads.” Ouch. Still looks interesting. http://ow.ly/nj6Sx

“…translator Rebecca Copeland did everything right…” Hannah Vose reviews The Goddess Chronicle. http://ow.ly/nehS8

“Wenguans Huang’s translation of For a Song and a Hundred Songs brings a new voice and story to a larger tradition.” http://ow.ly/nbQif

 

Readings & Discussions

“And it’s true that the thing was to be or not to be. / But also / to be capable or incapable.” http://ow.ly/nj7VZ

“I am constantly on the lookout for authors whose books I would like to translate” -Julia Sherwood http://ow.ly/nj7qF

What must the translator consider when working with self-published authors? http://ow.ly/nj6am

Marguerite Duras’ L’amour is out this month from Open Letter Books; whet your appetite with this excerpt in Guernica. http://ow.ly/ngPal

Arabic Literature (in English) has a bit more info on one of the NEA grant recipients, Mohammed A. Albakry. http://ow.ly/ngOZ9

Are some translations “erasing the Arabic” from the original? http://ow.ly/neiNR

Amalia Gladhart on translation… http://ow.ly/neive

“We all need more visibility,” Cristina Vezzaro discusses her fantastic website, “Authors & Translators.” http://ow.ly/nbQ2X

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