Category Archives: Interviews

Focus on Literary Translation Collectives: An Interview with the Smoking Tigers

Literary translation can be lonely work. Translators mostly work alone, often as freelancers without the benefit of institutional support or the company of co-workers. To combat this isolation, literary translators have begun coming together to form collectives. These take a … Continue reading

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Links Round-up, April 22

New Reading 1. Drunken Boat is back–with the Translation Issue! 2. César Vallejo’s “book of thoughts” Against Professional Secrets–translated by Joseph Mulligan, out now from Roof Books 3. Jacket is back! First issue of Jacket2, now at PennSound, … Continue reading

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Links Round-up, Feb 11

New Reading Conversational Reading’s Spring Big Read book chosen! Life A User’s Manual by Georges Perec in Bellos’ translation: New book: The Power of the Pen: Translation & Censorship in Nineteenth-Century Europe: New book: Translating Women: The … Continue reading

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Link Round-up

Since the new ALTA Facebook page and Twitter feed are so active, and take up most of my ALTA-dedicated time right now, I thought it would be good to have a link round-up at the end of every week. Here’s … Continue reading

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Publishing Literary Translations CLMP Roundtable

A conversation on publishing literary translation for [clmp] with Chad Post, founder of Open Letter Books, and Margaret Schwartz, translator and professor. Continue reading

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