France’s Literature in Translation: The 10 Shortlisted Titles From the French-American Foundation

Even as the National Book Foundation begins taking submissions for its first translation award this year, the French-American foundation has announced shortlists in its 31st annual translation prizes. The post France’s Literature in Translation: The 10 Shortlisted Titles From the French-American Foundation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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10 Arabic titles that should be translated into English

With Sharjah as London Book Fair’s guest of honour in 2022, the time is nigh – nay, now – for publishers to acquire Arabic titles for translation. But where to start? Unlike other languages such as Korean or Swedish, which have robust agenting infrastructure, very few Arab authors have agents to... Continue reading at British Council global

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Agent: Korean Titles Thrive in France on Good Translation and Universality

"What if a reader reads a Korean book for the first time and gets disappointed?" asks literary agent Im Young-hee. She has brought 70 or more Korean translations into France. The post Agent: Korean Titles Thrive in France on Good Translation and Universality appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Texans Revive Classic Latin American Literature in Translation

The University of Texas Press has revived its translations of classic Latin American literature, bringing most of them into digital form for the first time. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author 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

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Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of the Year Shortlist

The British Book Awards shortlist for the 2018 Books of the Year include top-selling titles and reader favorites across seven categories. Sales, literary merit, and publishing strategy will determine the final winners. The post Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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10 New Books Written and Translated by Women

For Women in Translation month, we’ve curated a reading list of novels and short story collections written and translated by women. Exploring everything from gender biases and millennial burnout in the Japanese workplace to a toxic relationship in Iceland, these stories expand our perspectives... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events Mariah Rust and Xin Xu recently were named the recipients of the fourth annual translation prize for students sponsored by World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma. Consistent with World Literature Today’s commitment to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2020, by Michelle Johnson

Lit Lists Literary translation’s 2020 story is one of abundance and adaptation. Like most books published this year, dozens of new translations were published during a global pandemic. Events quickly moved from bookstores to Zoom. Writers and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Sweet Cherry scoops 10 Dick King-Smith titles

Sweet Cherry is to publish 10 of Dick King-Smith's titles, with the centenary of the author's birth upcoming in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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American publisher Levine promises ‘beloved’ titles from his new independent list

American publisher Arthur A Levine has launched the first titles fro his new independent children’s publisher Levine Querido in the UK. Levine founded Levine Querido last April after 23 years as the publisher of Scholastic Inc imprint Arthur A Levine Books. One of the driving forces that led him... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate wins 10-publisher auction for French sensation I Hate Men

Fourth Estate has won a 10-publisher auction for Pauline Harmange’s I Hate Men, which caused a storm on its release in France, with calls for it to be banned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

In more literary news, the National Book Foundation has just announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature. The longlist includes ten novels originally published in eight different languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, Persian, Tamil, Korean, Japanese, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever is also almost all American

With no room for Hilary Mantel’s conclusion to her Wolf Hall trilogy, the six finalists also include four debutsHilary Mantel will not win a third Booker prize with the final novel in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, after American writers made a near clean sweep of this year’s shortlist.With four... Continue reading at The Guardian

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10 Eclectic Books With Beatles Songs as Titles

A wide array of books, from literary fiction to romance to YA, have borrowed their titles from songs by The Beatles. Continue reading at Book Riot

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10 of the Best Ballads in English Literature

Traditionally, a ballad was a song that was designed to be danced to, as the etymology of the word, Provençal balada meaning ‘dance, song to dance to’, ultimately from late Latin ballare. The great British ballads – and we say ‘British’ because many of them were Scottish rather than English... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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South Sudan title among PEN Translates award-winners

Nineteen books from 15 countries and 13 languages have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards, including the first novel from South Sudan ever to be published in the UK.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 of the Most Accessible Poets in English Literature

How many times have you heard someone say, ‘I don’t read poetry. I just don’t get it.’ Or perhaps, ‘Why can’t poets just come out and say what they want to say? Why say something in such a way?’ For many people, poetry is ‘difficult’. But whilst it’s true that […] The post 10 of the Most... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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