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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Translating Children’s Literature to Latin: ‘Virent Ova! Viret Perna!’

Taking on Dr. Seuss rhymes and cadences, translator Terence Tunberg and his wife Jennifer are believers in seeing children's books translated into Latin. The post Translating Children’s Literature to Latin: ‘Virent Ova! Viret Perna!’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 19:15:16 UTC ]
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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:48:47 UTC ]
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Vintage Classics launches new series of pocket-sized translations

Vintage Classics is launching a new series of pocket-sized paperbacks celebrating translation. Vintage Editions will "transport readers to wherever in the world literary innovation may be found". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 13:29:17 UTC ]
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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 09:22:48 UTC ]
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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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IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal

In a sign of more regional activity to come, the International Publishers Association has entered a new partnership with UNESCO's CERLALC. The post IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-26 04:05:39 UTC ]
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The Politics of Translation: ‘Arabic Literatures in Europe’

Before this month's Frankfurter Buchmesse opened, a program in Frankfurt on the translation of Arabic literature looked at intentions and challenges. The post The Politics of Translation: ‘Arabic Literatures in Europe’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-27 02:38:21 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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2019 NBA Longlist for Translated Literature Announced

The longlists for the five categories are being named this week. The winner in each category will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Toni Morrison not only remade American literature, she challenged us to resist the tenacity of racism

The Nobel laureate, who died on Monday, blasted many a myth, with eloquence and grace. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ocean Vuong (and his mom) steal the show at the second biannual Asian American Literature Festival.

All photos courtesy of Hannah Colen. Held in Washington D.C., the Second-Annual Asian American Literature Festival took place this year at multiple locations including the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Freer|Sackler Galleries, and kicked off at Franklin Park down the street from the Eaton... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-05 16:16:47 UTC ]
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Decades after the raucous ‘Harbart’ became a cult classic in India, a translation finally arrives

The English version lands five years after the death of author Nabarun Bhattacharya. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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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Bookwire Says Spanish and Latin American Ebook Penetration is Accelerating

The publication of ebooks is beginning to grow among Spanish-language publishers as editors embrace digital, according to Bookwire, a distributor of the format, at CONTEC Mexico. The post Bookwire Says Spanish and Latin American Ebook Penetration is Accelerating appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation

The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers' content translated into English. The post American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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