Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World

Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, a publisher and a translator weigh in with practical insights and observations. The post Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-25 19:02:04 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults

The UAE's Kalimat Group turned heads at Sharjah International Book Fair with its Rewayat imprint's new translations: Capote, McEwan, Baldwin, Al Bishr. The post The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults 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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Top Arab-World Authors at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

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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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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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“Wild Irreverence”: A Conversation about Arabic Translation with Yasmine Seale, by Veronica Esposito

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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

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Coronavirus live updates: Hachette reports increased book orders from China

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Coronavirus live updates: S&S tells all staff to work from home, more events cancelled

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Publishers Need to Translate More from Arabic

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In ‘Dear Edward,’ the world’s most famous orphan finds something to live for

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s World Outreach Prompts Seven Translations

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s international outreach and activities in 2019 have resulted in new rights deals for some of its winning titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s World Outreach Prompts Seven Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2019, by Michelle Johnson

News and Events Michelle Johnson In 2019 WLT continued publishing fiction, poems, interviews, and essays in translation—publishing more than 50 pieces from languages ranging from Albanian to Zoque—along with pieces by translators about their work. In... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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OPEN CALL: Arabic-English Translation Workshop, Sharjah

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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at The Guardian

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