Words Without Borders holds events throughout the year. Contact us if you are interested in sponsoring an event.

November 2015

Save the Date for the Words without Borders Gala!

November 02, 2015 6:30 pm
Tribeca Three Sixty

Now’s your chance to  reserve your place at dinner with celebrated poet and MacArthur fellow Edward Hirsch, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner Gregory Pardlo, PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize winner Monique Truong, and others. We’ll be honoring distinguished editor and publisher Sara Bershtel with the 2015 Ottaway Award for International Literature—don’t miss it! Buy tickets here

For information on how to be a 2015 Words without Borders Gala Sponsor, contact us at [email protected].

Translation Lab: Authors and Translators Discuss Their Collaborations

November 12, 2015 6:30 pm
Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center
Four pairs of authors and translators from the Fall 2015 Ledig House Translation Lab—working in languages ranging from Spanish and Syrian to Bulgarian and Basque—come together to discuss their latest work together, providing insight into the complex operations involved in translating literature. Featuring Christina MacSweeney, Daniela Saldana Paris, Alice Guthrie, Rasha Abbas, Izidora Angel, Hristo Karatoyanov, Amaia Gabantxo, and Miren Agur Meabe. A co-presentation of the Center for the Humanities, Writers Omi at Ledig House, and Words without Borders.
Location: CUNY Graduate Center, Room C204, 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016

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Words without Borders: New Writing from Guatemala, October 14

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Applied Words: Voices of Protest

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NYC Event: An Evening with Leonardo Padura, February 26

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