Links Round Up 8/19-8/23

Reading & Discussion

“A translator is the most observant reader.” -Agata Tuszynska and her translators, more herehttp://ow.ly/odpdw

“Good or bad, the only way to find out what you’re missing is to read [these works] in translation.” http://ow.ly/o5NwK

Always important to read as much world lit as possible! Read a review of Chaudhuri’s “Calcutta” herehttp://ow.ly/o4w4Q

Check out Literature Across Frontiers (LAF): “Making Literature Travel,” curating literary conversation & translation http://ow.ly/o5OeR

Nobel Prize laureate Mo Yan explores the role of translation in today’s literary world w/ Syrian-born poet Adonishttp://ow.ly/o6CrQ

“Granddad used to tell us how once he’d been hiding for three days inside the belly of a horse…” -Doina Ioanidhttp://ow.ly/ocLEK

“To learn a language you must replace and repeat” -Hiromi Itō, from his poem “The Maltreatment of Meaning”http://ow.ly/oaUlF

What did Camus understand about the Middle East? Until now, English readers couldn’t be sure. http://ow.ly/oavLy

Get to know Finnish poet, Risto Oikarinenhttp://ow.ly/o3LkV

Always fun posts to check out over on the WWB Tumblrhttp://ow.ly/o4bc0

Why publish e-books? They are the future of literary translation, some think. http://ow.ly/oaFvc

Reviews

“Too often translation is discussed in terms of loss.” Another interesting discussion on Thirlwell’s new bookhttp://ow.ly/o5R1c

Opportunities

Edinburgh International Book Festival announces major new poetry prize! http://ow.ly/ocLWl

Apply now for the Witter Bynner Poet Translator Residencyhttp://ow.ly/ocCHs

Submission deadline upcoming! August 31, submit your translation to The Exiles http://ow.ly/o3Tyu

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