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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...

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Joseph Brodsky

Between 2003 and 2004, Valentina Polukhina conducted a series of interviews about Nobel Prize in Literature recipient Joseph Brodsky. She spoke with former Brodsky student and executive director of The Academy of American Poets (from 1989 to 2001) William Wadsworth; respected American essayist Susan Sontag; and prolific poet, playwright, essayist and fellow Nobel laureate Derek Walcott. The following is a synthesis of those interviews compiled by Cheryl Olsen, a Bay Area writer and...

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