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

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

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5th Festival Neue Literatur to Bring German Authors to NYC

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The fifth annual Festival Neue Literatur begins in NYC on February 28 with a series of readings and discussions with German-language authors.

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7 Tips from The German Book Office’s Translation Workshop

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At the GBO’s recent translator workshop, two US book editors and translator Susan Bernofksy shared techniques and tips for literary translators. Here’s what they said.

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Von Rezzori Novel Wins Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize

An Ermine in Czernopol

Phillip Boehm has won the 2013 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize 2013 for his translation of Gregor von Rezzori’s An Ermine in Czernopol (New York Review of Books).

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Daniel Kehlmann: In Praise of My Translator

Daniel Kehlmann delivers a speech honoring Knopf executive and translator Carol Brown Janeway (seated, far right)

German bestseller Daniel Kehlmann reflects on his relationship with Knopf editor and translator Carol Brown Janeway, describing her distinct approach to translation.

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Carol Brown Janeway Honored for Contributions to German Literature

Carol Brown Janeway at the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize Reception

For her work translating and publishing a distinguished list of German-language authors in the USA, Knopf executive Carol Brown Janeway has received the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize.

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GBO Competition Honors German Translators and Int’l Literature

GBO Director Riky Stock introduces the panelists during the Translation Competition reception

Kurt Beals is the winner of the German Book Office’s first-ever translation prize, aimed at recognizing young, up-and-coming translators from German to English.

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GBO Hosts Competition for Aspiring Translators

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A new translation competition offers aspiring translators the opportunity to be recognized for their talent and to network with American editors and other translators.

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Bringing the Best of German Literature to NYC

Linda Stift is just one of the many authors featured at the festival

The Festival Neue Literatur, taking place in New York City, February 10-12, features German-speaking authors and reflects the changing face of Europe.

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Rafik Schami’s Swallow Editions Aims to Help Arab Authors Take Flight

Syria’s Rafik Shami is one of the world’s leading Arab writers. He’s now launched a new press to bring new Arabic voices to the attention of English-language readers.

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