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The Translator Relay: Jeffrey Yang

WWB’s Translator Relay features an interview with a different translator each month. This month’s translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question.  For October’s installment, Kareem James Abu-Zeid passed the baton to award-winning poet, translator, and editor Jeffrey Yang. What is your connection to the language(s) you translate from and/or the place(s) where the books you translate are written? My parents...

The Week in Translation

what: Asymptote's 3rd Anniversary Celebration: The State of Translation, featuring Eliot Weinberger, Robyn Creswell, Idra Novey, Daniella Gitlin and Jeffrey Yang.  where: Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012 when: Tuesday, January 21, 7pm more info:

The Week in Translation

GO Readings what: Jack Kerouac's Bilingualism: A Panel Discussion  when: Monday, February 18, 6pm where: Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor, Barnard Hall, New York, NY  more info: what: The Bridge Series: Stephen Snyder & Allison Markin Powell when: Thursday, February 21, 7pm where: McNally Jackson Books, New York, NY more info: what: Stefania Heim: Translating Poetry when: Thursday, February 21, 12pm where: Room...

Remembering the Departed Spirits: Liu Xiaobo’s \“June Fourth Elegies\”

“Let the darkness transform into rock across the wilderness of my memory.” — From “Fifteen Years of Darkness,” June Fourth Elegies Every year since the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4, 1989, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has written poetic elegies commemorating the tragedy. Graywolf Press recently published twenty years of those poems in the collection June Fourth Elegies, the first publication of Liu’s poetry in North America. The...

The Week in Translation

GO what: June Fourth Elegies: A Reading and Discussion with Jeffrey Yang and Larry Siems when: Thursday, August 2, 6:30-8pm where: Museum of Chinese in America RSVP to [email protected] website: what: Ugly Duckling Presse at the Welcome to Boog City Poetry and Music Festival when: Saturday, August 4, 11am where: Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn...
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