Translation Roundup

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren


Honors and Awards

Congratulations to this year's Caldecott and Newberry Medal winners!

Interviews, Articles, Reviews

Check out the new, multi-media Untranslateable Words Database.

Three Percent calls Naoki Inose and Hiroaki Sato's biography of infamous Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima, Persona, a "Tolstoy-esque brick of a tome" that balances "the personal, the literary, and the political" without skimping on gossip and intrigue.

Novelist Nihad Sirees on trying to reconcile his chilldhood memories in Aleppo, Syria with its current violence and chaos.

"Long time, no see," "gung ho," and tomato-less ketchup--find out what other words and phrases have Chinese origins.

Jeet Thayil reports on protests, police protection, and the Dalai Lama from this year's Jaipur Literature Festival.


what: Banff International Literary Translation Centre Residency
when: June 3, 2013-June 22, 2013
submission deadline: February 15, 2013
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