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As It Happened: PEN America Translation Committee at the Brooklyn Book Festival

A Round-Up from the 2015 Brooklyn Book Festival The crowd leaked out onto the streets from the offices of A Public Space last Friday, September 18, for “Expressive Expedients,” a Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event that aimed  to “explore the linguistic, visual, temporal, and other kinds of transformational passages” common to literary translation and visual art. Translator and artist Alta L. Price moderated the panel that included translators Robert Bononno,...

Translator Relay: Donald Nicholson-Smith

Our "Translator Relay" series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For March's installment, Alyson Waters passed the baton to Donald Nicholson-Smith, who translates from French and Spanish into English, specializing for many years in psychology and social criticism but more recently straying into fiction, especially noir fiction, and even poetry. His authors include Jean Piaget,...

The Translator Relay: Alyson Waters

Our "Translator Relay" series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For December's installment, Michael Emmerich passed the baton to Alyson Waters, a French translator whose authors include:  Vassilis Alexakis, Daniel Arasse, René Belletto, Emmanuel Bove, Eric Chevillard, Albert Cossery, and Yasmina Khadra.  Her translation of Chevillard’s Prehistoric Times won...

The Week in Translation

GO Events what: Mellon Visiting Artist Talk with Paul Muldoon  when: Wednesday, February 6, 7pm where: Italian Academy/Casa Italiana, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/hp8s7 Workshops what: The Art of Literary Translation: A Workshop in Paris, with Alyson Waters when: June 23-July 19, 2013 where: Paris, France more info: http://ow.ly/hp8db

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