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Publishing in Finland: Ville Rauvola, Atena

Ville Rauvola, Publisher of Atena

From the university town of Jyväskylä in Finland, publisher Ville Rauvola focuses his attention on narrative non-fiction, making Atena stand out among other Finnish publishers.

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Texans Revive Classic Latin American Literature in Translation

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The University of Texas Press has revived its translations of classic Latin American literature, bringing most of them into digital form for the first time.

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Russian Translation and the Controversies of Cultural Diplomacy

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The Third International Congress of Translators in Moscow last week, where the theme was “cultural diplomacy” but was not without controversy.

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On Books in Translation in the American Market

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The German Book Office’s Riky Stock spoke to editors and publishers about the factors at play when considering publishing a translation in the US market.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Marleen Seegers, USA

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Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation.

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Publishing in Finland: Leena Majander-Reenpää, Publisher, WSOY

Leena Majander-Reenpää is the publisher of WSOY in Finland

Leena Majander-Reenpää is the publisher of WSOY, one of the leading Finnish publishers dating back to the 19th century. Find out about the latest authors, bestsellers and digital publishing projects from WSOY.

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Why So Few US Translations of South Asian Lit? (Continued)

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At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.

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Publishing in Finland: Outi Mäkinen, Director of Literature at Tammi

Outi Mäkinen, Director of LIterature at Tammi

Outi Mäkinen of Finland’s Tammi publishing house talks about top Finnish authors and books that will be on display in Frankfurt and trends in Finnish fiction.

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Read Russia Global Prize Shortlist Announced

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The Read Russia Prize has announced its biennial global shortlist of 17 translators and translations of Russian literature into other languages.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Clare Wallace, UK

Clare Wallace, literary agent at the Darley Anderson agency in London

Clare Wallace of the Darley Anderson Literary Agency in London talks about digitization has changed the book rights business and what opportunities lie ahead.

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