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READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the 2012 ALTA Fellows: Janet Kim Ha, Hai-Dang Phan, Claire Van Winkle, Alexandra Berlina, and WWB contributor Joshua Daniel Edwin! Interiews, Articles, Reviews The well-beloved and prolific translator Michael Henry Heim passed away this week. You can read moving tributes to him by Chad Post, Susan Bernofsky, the PEN American Center, and our own Susan Harris.  On the Daily American PEN blog, Deji Olokuton writes about his recent...

Translation Roundup

READ Awards and Honors The Man Booker shortlist was recently announced. The top six books were written by British, Indian, and Malaysian writers. The 2012 prize winner will be revealed on October 16. Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the PEN Literary Awards, including translators and WWB contributors Bill Johnston (the PEN Translation Prize),  Musharraf Ali Farooqi and Joshua Daniel Edwin (PEN Translation Fund Grants)! Interviews, Articles, Reviews...

Fun in German, or How Much Glue Is In This Glühwein?

I am extremely fortunate to count Dagmara Kraus, the poet whose work I translate, as a friend. Dagmara was born in Poland, lives in Germany, and speaks four languages fluently (English among them). We communicate regularly by email and Skype, discussing work, publication, penury, and other writerly matters in a bumpy and high-velocity mash-up of English and German, often switching between languages mid-sentence. We also tend to insert words from one language into the other, as...

The Week in Translation

READ Awards and Honors Congratulations to the 2012 PEN Translation Fund Grant recipients: translator and WWB contributor Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Bernard Adams, Brent Edwards, Alexander Booth, Bonnie Huie, Hillary Gulley, Joshua Daniel Edwin, Deborah Garfinkle, Jacquelyn Pope, Carrie Reed, Nathanaël, Matt Reeck, and Aftab Ahmad! Julia Powers and Adam Morris have been named the 2012 recipients of the $5,000 Susan Sontag Prize for Translation which, this year, was awarded to a...
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