Reports: Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined

As an American author and her Russian publisher reveal, literary censorship is ongoing, and reports indicate that Moscow is increasing its efforts. The post Reports: Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Releases Report On Translation Pay, Work Conditions

A new report released by the Authors Guild showed that more than 65% of the literary translators responding to a survey earn less than $20,000 a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 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

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020

Publishers in Russia talk of little hope of a turnaround in 2021, describing a book market that was sliding before the pandemic. The post Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-13 16:54:20 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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Hachette award nominations for Ethnicity Pay Gap report and flexible working

Hachette UK has been nominated for two HR awards, recognising its Ethnicity Pay Gap report and flexible working policies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 14:50:34 UTC ]
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New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets

Called a 'Diversity Report,' a new study looks at the status of translated literature various book markets, with emphasis on Austria and Slovenia. The post New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-11 05:30:05 UTC ]
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Nielsen Reports Translated Literature in the UK Grew 5.5 Percent in 2018

The widely accepted '3-percent rule' of translated literature in English-language markets may be changing, as Nielsen Book reports trend more translated books published in the UK. The post Nielsen Reports Translated Literature in the UK Grew 5.5 Percent in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for Traditional Russian Titles

For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA's 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads. The post Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author 'devastated' over Russian publisher's LGBT censorship

A Russian publisher's decision to cut a gay scene from American fantasy author VE Schwab’s fantasy trilogy, Shades of Magic, has been met with anger and "heartbreak". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights

Translation rights are increasingly important to academic publishers. Representatives from two of the world’s oldest university presses explain why. The post ‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Index' translates work of murdered Argentine writer

Freedom of expression magazine Index on Censorship has negotiated rights to translate a short story from Haroldo Conti, an Argentine writer who was "disappeared" by the state in the 1970s during the Argentine military dictatorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in Translation, a New Report from Europe

As rights and licensing appear to offer the world publishing industry more and more potential in terms of revenue, the new Diversity Report 2016 explores what works. The post Diversity in Translation, a New Report from Europe appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's publishers urged to translate more international works

BookTrust is launching a new children’s books in translation initiative called In Other Words, to encourage UK publishers to release more works from around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Examines the Problem of High Bookstore Rents

A new report looks at what ABA president Betsy Burton calls "the most critical issue" for locally owned businesses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Reports on Censorship in China

PEN America has issued a report on China’s book market entitled 'Censorship and Conscience: Foreign Authors and the Challenge of Chinese Censorship.' The post PEN America Reports on Censorship in China appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Works In Translation: If They Publish Them, Will They Buy Them?

Tom Chalmers, managing director of IPR License, talks about some of the strongest markets for selling works in translation right now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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5 Tips for Editing Literary Works in Translation

Three top US book editors and one translator share their top tips for working with and editing literary translations. The post 5 Tips for Editing Literary Works in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Editor, Translator Discuss “All Russians Love Birch Trees”

The editor and translator of Olga Grjasnowa’s All Russians Love Birch Trees, as part of the Publishing the World book club, reflect on the novel and publication. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindsay Lohan reportedly at work on a book about her life

Lindsay Lohan now has a literary agent, according to TMZ. And where a literary agent with celebrity clients goes, book deals tend to follow.Lindsay Lohan now has a literary agent, according to TMZ. And where a literary agent with celebrity clients goes, book deals tend to follow. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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