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April 20th, 2018

An Interview with Petra Hůlová

by Jessie Chaffee

We spoke with Czech author Petra Hůlová about her novel Three Plastic Rooms (trans. Alex Zucker, Jantar Publishing, 2017), which received a PEN Translates award from English…read more

April 18th, 2018

When Translation Becomes Homage

by Chantal Ringuet

In memory of Mireille Knoll   I’ve always envisioned literary translation as a form of creation—a creation by a third party who takes the baton passed by the author to…read more

April 17th, 2018

The City and the Writer: In Paris with Négar Djavadi

by Nathalie Handal

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo…read more

April 16th, 2018

The Watchlist: April 2018

by Tobias Carroll

Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.   From Biblioasis | Transparent City…read more

April 13th, 2018

Our 2018 PEN World Voices Festival Itinerary

by Words Without Borders

The fourteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival kicks off on Monday in New York City. From April 16–22, more than 165 writers from around the world will participate in conversations,…read more

April 10th, 2018

Best of the B-Sides: Identity in Translation

by Lori Feathers

In this new bimonthly series, “Best of the B-Sides,” critic and bookseller Lori Feathers recommends a new work in translation along with a number of backlist (“B-Side”)…read more


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