Links Round-Up Oct 7-11

Reviews

Daniel Canty’s “Wigrum,” a novel of form, poses interesting challenges for the translator and reader http://ow.ly/24KsFx

News & Readings

The Syrian publishing industry is unsurprisingly another victim of the present war http://ow.ly/24Jvhx

How can you tell when translation is done well without the original? Elizabeth Harris discusses http://ow.ly/24KPhO

Fantastical parables by Edmundo Paz Soldan in translation by Kirk Nesset http://ow.ly/24TWOB

A little tease from Ioso Havilio’s “Paradises” in translation by Beth Fowler at BODY http://ow.ly/24ZxkW

Haidar Haidar’s “A Banquet for Seaweed” finally coming to English readers http://ow.ly/254JcB

“The landscape isn’t innocent; it is down-soft, ripe and cleft.” -Antonio Machado/Daniel Evans Pritchard http://ow.ly/256BFm

Interviews

Ambar Past discusses the state of poetry in Spanish, english, Tsotsil, translation, even digital http://ow.ly/24OOkh

Stefan Tobler of And Other Stories press assesses the current realities of publishing literature in translation http://ow.ly/24PGVo

Daniel Mendelsohn & Dana Stevens talk about the qualities that make a good contemporary translation, with examples from Homer http://ow.ly/24ZcAE

Claire Armistead & Daniel Hahn discuss the relationship between translators & reviewers http://ow.ly/255Vh1

Opportunities & Events

Literary Translation Conference in the South of France next summer. http://ow.ly/pzRJK

Reunion the Dallas Review is now accepting submissions through December 15th http://ow.ly/24U6Xx

Festival de la Palabra: events for the calendars of Spanish speakers/translators http://ow.ly/24U7Kp

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