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READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to WWB contributor Fady Joudah, whose translation of Ghassan Zaqtan's Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems from Arabic was recently shortlisted for the $65,000 2013 International Griffin Poetry Prize! The winners will be announced on June 13th. Translation News Asymptote's fantastic April issue is live, and you can support future issues by contributing to their Indiegogo fundraiser by April 30.

The Week in Translation

GO what: Ilan Stavans presents "South of the Border: the Jews of Latin America" a 2-day program at the Yiddish Book Center when: November 2-4 where: Amherst, MA more info: http://ow.ly/eQOuK what: Franck André Jamme readings when: Tuesday, October 30, 7pm; Friday, November 2, 5:30pm where: San Francisco, CA; Berkeley, CA more info: http://ow.ly/eQOC8   what: 15-stop book tour for poets Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where:...

The Week in Translation

GO what: 2012 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony when: Tuesday, October 23, 6:30pm where: Proshansky Auditorium, The City University of New York more info: http://ow.ly/eEu3U what: The Bridge: Passageways Launch Party with WWB contributors Naja Marie Aidt, Erica Mena, and Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren. when: Wednesday, October 24, 7pm where: McNally Jackson Bookstore, New York, NY more info: http://ow.ly/eEumL what: 15-stop book tour for poets Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady...

The Week in Translation

GO what: 2012 Garden City Literary Festival when: opens October 15 where: Port Harcourt, Nigeria more info: http://ow.ly/et5Co what: Manchester Literature Festival when: October 8-23 where: Manchester, England more info: http://ow.ly/et5EK what: MONET TO MALLARMÉ: THE FRENCH SYMBOLIST POETS with Mary Ann Caws, Ken Chen, Timothy Donnelly, Richard Howard, and WWB translator Marilyn Hacker  when: Saturday, October 20, 4pm where: New York Botanical Garden...

The Week in Translation

GO what: Festival de la Palabra in NY when: Thursday, October 11, 7pm where: Queen Sofia Spanish Institute/684 Park Ave at 68th street/New York, NY admission fee: FREE for Americas Society and Queen Sofia Spanish Institute Members; $10.00 for non-members. more info: http://ow.ly/eiJFR what: 15-stop book tour for poets and WWB contributors Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where: venues across the U.S. more...

The Week in Translation

GO what: 15-stop book tour for poets and WWB contributors Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where: venues across the U.S. more info: http://ow.ly/e6xSc what: Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival: City and Fear, featuring over 60 authors from 22 different countries when: October 1-6 where: Istanbul (October 1-4), Ankara, Izmir, and Hatay (October 4-6) more info: http://ow.ly/e6xUl what: 2012 ALTA Conference, with keynote speaker and WWB...

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