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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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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PRH UK to publish four from inauguration poet Amanda Gorman

Penguin Random House UK is to publish four books from Amanda Gorman, the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history, including a special edition of “The Hill We Climb” which she read at Joe Biden's inauguration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 03:19:06 UTC ]
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Amanda Gorman clearly has talent. But there’s more to her meteoric rise.

After dazzling the nation at President Biden’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman became the first poet to perform at the Super Bowl. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The magic question: can a Harry Potter TV show work?

News of a Harry Potter show in early development at HBO Max begs the question: what can justify another extension to an already stretched universe?When I saw the news, reported by the Hollywood Reporter, that HBO Max was in talks to develop live-action Harry Potter television series, all details... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amanda Gorman books top bestselling lists after soul-stirring inaugural poem

Two upcoming books on Amazon’s bestseller list within hours after the resounding delivery of her poem at the swearing-inAmanda Gorman’s star continued its remarkable climb Thursday following the presidential laureate’s resounding delivery of her poem during the US presidential... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-22 19:09:20 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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Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Nurturing Publishing Startups at ContentShift, and Honoring YA Translations at GLLI

The third iteration of Germany's publishing startup incubator ContentShift features mentoring and a €10,000 prize announced at Frankfurter Buchmesse. And the first outing for a new YA translation honor will flag the book to American librarians. The post Industry Notes: Nurturing Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Australia’s New Children’s Laureate, America’s 2018 Literary Translators Association Awards

The next two-year post as Children's Literature Laureate in Australia is taken up by Morris Gleitzman, as the American Literary Translators Association announces deadlines for its competitions' entries. The post Industry Notes: Australia’s New Children’s Laureate, America’s 2018 Literary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question

Watching for a day when 'generosity flows in both directions,' ALLi's leadership assesses new development—and division—in the indie-publishing sector. The post ‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions

As Amazon invests $10 million its translation project, Susan Bernofsky ask if Amazon is turning translation into a 'glorified form of self-publishing.' The post Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions 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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