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READ Honors and Awards Words without Borders is honored to be a 2013 grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts! Congratulations to all of English PEN's Awards for Writing in Translation winners! Interviews, Articles, Reviews Find out who the 10 most popular foreign writers in China are. On Transfiction, translator Ross Benjamin discusses Austrian writer Clemens J. Setz, jazz piano, Star Trek, robotics, and the uncanny. World Literature Today...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to Hilary Mantel, who was just awarded the Man Booker prize for the second time! Check out the 2013 DSC South Asian Prize longlist, which includes two books in translation. Philip Hand is this year's Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize winner. Congratulations! Interviews, Articles, Reviews In The Kenyon Review, Anne Carson talks about her translation process, explaining that she'll "crazy it up if that seems...

Translation Roundup

READ Awards and Honors Congratulations to Dubravka Ugresic, whose novel Karaoke Culture ( reviewed here by WWB) recently won the Jean Améry Award for Essay Writing! Interviews, Articles, Reviews On English PEN's Atlas, novelist Krys Lee confronts an audience member's question at the Edinburgh International Book Fair—can a writer really inhabit and understand other worlds and other voices?  Read award-winning, and controversy-provoking,...

Translation Roundup

READ Awards and Honors Check out the 22 entries for the 2012 Banipal Translation Prize! Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the September issue of World Literature Today, Chilean novelist Joseph Brodky discusses postmemory cyborgs, monumentalization, the ability to get excited about lies, and his friendship with Roberto Bolaño. Also in this month's WLT: nine very short interviews with flash fiction writers from around the world. “This is the sort of poet for...

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