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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Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Translation Funding for Arabic Literature from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

This year, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is offering translation funding for literary and children’s titles that have won the award, with the goal of increasing the readership for Arabic books. The post New Translation Funding for Arabic Literature from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Publishers Need to Translate More from Arabic

The director of an Arabic book prize argues that the time has come for more Arabic works to be translated than just the 'Arabian Nights.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists

Five of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards' nine categories are represented in longlistings reported from Abu Dhabi to date, with more to come. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-18 15:30:47 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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OPEN CALL: Arabic-English Translation Workshop, Sharjah

As part of the Sharjah Market Focus at The London Book Fair in March 2020, the British Council have partnered with New Writing North, Kalimat Group and Sharjah World Book Capital to offer an Arabic-English/English-Arabic Translation Workshop in February 2020.This is an opportunity for up to six... Continue reading at British Council global

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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

Saying he 'wanted to write a story without it being shocking,' Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo. The post Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 14:00:16 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

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-17 16:53:18 UTC ]
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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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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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At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award

A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous. The post At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Stockholm Librarian Elisabet Risberg on Arabic Literature in Sweden

Sweden's laws require libraries to serve citizens in their native tongues, something supported by the now-distributed donation of thousands of Arabic books from Sharjah's Kalimat Foundation. The post Stockholm Librarian Elisabet Risberg on Arabic Literature in Sweden appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Shriver denounces 'politically correct censorship' in literature

Lionel Shriver has criticised the "politically correct censorship" in fiction and urged writers to take a stance against it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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