Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants

Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers. The post Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI

SCBWI has opened a new work-in-progress grant program for translators, and GLLI soon will name its first Translated YA Book Prize. The post New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors

Organizers have expanded the 'Spotlight on Rights' translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 13:30:25 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021

The Syrian author Khalil Sweileh's 'Remorse Test,' winner of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Literature, is to be translated into Ukrainian by Nora-Druk Publishers. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-25 15:56:10 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant dishes up Gill's latest cookbook

Hardie Grant is to publish Romy Gill's second cookbook, On The Himalayan Trail: Recipes and Stories from Kashmir to Leh, in April 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 14:24:16 UTC ]
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In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data

Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt's Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair. The post In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 07:33:50 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland gives first translation grants

Publishing projects in Macedonia, Albania, Norway and Spain are among the recipients of the first tranche of grants from Publishing Scotland's new Translation Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who should translate Amanda Gorman’s work? That question is ricocheting around the translation industry.

Writers and translators are debating how important it is for a translator’s identity to echo that of the author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Showdown at the Translation Saloon: On Lawrence Venuti’s “Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic”

I AM CURRENTLY EDITING a book called Translation: Crafts, Contexts, Consequences — a collection of new essays exploring the topic from a broad range of perspectives — and recently received a piece written by two prominent neuroscientists. It is a fascinating contribution, which presents... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Celebrating Women in Translation Month: New Translations by Women from around the Globe, by Kayla E. Ciardi

Lit Lists Kayla E. Ciardi For WLT’s November 2016 issue, author and translator Alison Anderson explores and explains in her essay “Of Gatekeepers and Bedtime Stories: The Ongoing Struggle to Make Women’s Voices Heard”—in an issue devoted exclusively to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-15 14:12:27 UTC ]
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LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships

As HarperCollins' Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction. The post LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation

What's done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing. The post ‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Literature Today’s 75—Make That 100—Notable Translations of 2021, by Michelle Johnson

Lit Lists 2021 was a robust year for literary translations. This list kept growing, and we didn’t resist. As always, though, we recognize there are, thankfully, many more and hope you’ll add them in the comments, along with those you’re eagerly... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-11-29 19:56:31 UTC ]
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In latest breach, Iran's Mahan Air hit with cyberattack

Iran's state TV says a cyberattack has disrupted access to the country's privately owned Mahan Air Continue reading at ABC News

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Ken Follett’s latest epic is a cautionary tale of global catastrophe

Follett’s ‘Never’ is a credibly detailed and alarmingly plausible story about a world hurtling toward nuclear war. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sally Rooney novels pulled from Israeli bookstores after translation boycott

Following the acclaimed author’s decision not to have Beautiful World, Where Are You translated by an Israeli publisher, two major retailers have removed her work from their shelvesBooks by Sally Rooney will no longer be sold in two Israeli bookshop chains, after the acclaimed writer’s decision... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Denmark’s New Saga Kids Imprint: Focused on Translation

The emphasis in the new children's imprint at Saga Egmont is on translation of audio works into as-yet unexploited languages and territories. The post Denmark’s New Saga Kids Imprint: Focused on Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-04 17:23:03 UTC ]
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Lloyd's latest thriller snapped up for film and TV

Film and TV rights have been sold for Sam Lloyd’s The Rising Tide (Bantam Press).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Teen Book Club aims to expand reach with grant from Law Family

The National Teen Book Club is aiming to reach 50,000 young people in 600 schools in a drive to raise literacy levels and encourage a love of reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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