Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating Women in Translation Month: New Translations by Women from around the Globe, by Kayla E. Ciardi

Lit Lists Kayla E. Ciardi For WLT’s November 2016 issue, author and translator Alison Anderson explores and explains in her essay “Of Gatekeepers and Bedtime Stories: The Ongoing Struggle to Make Women’s Voices Heard”—in an issue devoted exclusively to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-15 14:12:27 UTC ]
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Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist

Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent's Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation. The post Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Is Hard News a Hard Sell for Advertisers?

Rob NormanNewspapers and news magazines' print editions are fading. Their readers are literally dying. Other industries have new demography and geography to conquer, but no new generation is acquiring a breakfast-table habit that has persisted for 200 years -- even in Myanmar, where 12 daily... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 16:30:25 UTC ]
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Record-breaking year for Women in Translation award longlist

Indie publishers have dominated a record-breaking longlist for the third annual Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 10:26:23 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Conduit women in publishing event sells out—organisers forced to find bigger venue

The newly launched collective for women in publishing, Conduit, has found an expanded venue for its inaugural meeting next month after an overwhelming response saw all spaces snapped up within an hour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Longlist unveiled for Women in Translation award

German, Polish, Croatian and Swedish titles are amongst those longlisted for the 2018 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meredith’s Focus on Magazines for Women Will Likely Mean Selling SI and Time

The 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is out today, with 2017 SI Rookie Danielle Herrington gracing this year's cover. Former SI cover model Tyra Banks first shared the news with Herrington in a video posted to SI.com this morning. This year's Swimsuit Issue is unique in that the first... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Tawada and Bernofsky win inaugural Women in Translation Prize

Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (Portobello Books) and translated by Susan Bernofsky has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women in translation flourishing

Two new independent publishers, Calisi Press and Les Fugitives, are launching with the remit of publishing only women in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Honoring Women’s Books in Translation: It’s Time

Writing on the blog Love German Books, translator Katy Derbyshire makes the call for a prize honoring women authors in translation. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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One Year of Translating, Selling Swedish Literature Direct

Stockholm Text, a young publishing house translating and publishing Swedish literature in English, share lessons learned from their first year in business. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Women's brands hard hit by downturn

Written By: Benedicte Page, Felicity Wood and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 10:15 A squeeze on consumer spending in supermarkets and the migration to digital are being blamed for the spectacular falls in sales suffered by many of the UK’s biggest commercial women’s novelists... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

Booker-winning writer Bernardine Evaristo has marked International Women’s Day by curating a top 20 list of recently published Black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Women Discuss Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World

To introduce Reading Women‘s theme this month, Kendra Winchester and Jaclyn Masters discuss books by and/or about Indigenous women, including Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise, the anthology Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Dr. Anita Heiss, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-04 08:46:57 UTC ]
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Leading Women Took the Stage at Adweek’s Women Trailblazers Event

On July 16, Adweek convened some of the most powerful women in media and advertising. Check out the best shots from the event as well as Adweek's upcoming events, if you want in on the action. (L. to r.) Shyama Puliyanda, senior director, Kantar; Mandy Rico, global director, Inclusion Index;... Continue reading at AdWeek

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