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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-06 09:30:20 UTC ]
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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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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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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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“Wild Irreverence”: A Conversation about Arabic Translation with Yasmine Seale, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Yasmine Seale is a writer and literary translator living in Istanbul. Her essays, poetry, visual art, and translations from Arabic and French have appeared widely, including in Harper’s, Apollo, Poetry Review, and the Times Literary... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Arabic Literature and Antiquarian Bookshops: A Conversation with Richard van Leeuwen, by Alex Crayon

Interviews Richard van Leeuwen is a senior lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Amsterdam. This year, he won the 2020 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the Arabic Culture in Other Languages category for his book The Thousand and One Nights and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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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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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

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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

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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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