The translations commissioned as part of this year’s Festival Neue Literatur are available, even as the 2020 iteration of the event is canceled.
Author Rivka Galchen tells the Festival Neue Literatur’s Ulfers Prize audience, ‘We are so fortunate to have Susan Bernofsky working in the trade of translation.’
This year’s Festival Neue Literatur has asked participating writers to look at what memories mean in their work and in the world of their careers.
New York City’s Festival Neue Literatur reaches its first decade with a program set at five venues and featuring the work of contemporary German-language authors.
The 2018 Festival Neue Literatur just opened in New York City with German- and English-language writers and readers are coming together to debate this year’s theme of outsiders and insiders.
‘Borders physical, ideological and aesthetic, and who is permitted to cross them’ are at issue in this year’s three-day festival of events, March 23 through 25, in German-language literature in New York.
At the Festival Neue Literatur, author Garth Greenwell calls on writers and publishers to use their art to resist ‘moral darkness’ of today’s politics.
Festival Neue Literatur explores ‘how gay and queer identity changes as we move further towards equal rights’ and more, says curator Peter Blackstock.
The events of the 2016 Festival Neue Literatur have been announced, and translator Burton Pike kicks off the conversation on the evolution of translation.
A moving laudatio was offered by Harold Augenbraum in honor of Norton’s Robert Weil receiving the Friedrich Ulfers Prize at the Festival Neue Literatur.