Eleven translators have been chosen for the National Centre for Writing’s mentorship program originally founded by Daniel Hahn.
A Hybrid Plan of Workshops and Events: September’s ‘Noirwich’ Festival in England
The National Centre for Writing’s ‘Noirwich’ festival features paid in-person workshops in Norwich and free author events online.
Nobel Laureate Olga Tokarczuk Speaks at Frankfurt’s Opening Press Conference
Four days after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, author Olga Tokarczuk is a surprise add to the Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening press conference.
Ethiopian Author Befeqadu Hailu Named as PEN Writer of Courage 2019
Lemn Sissay has named Ethiopia’s Befeqadu Hailu to English PEN’s Honor. And PEN America’s Jennifer Egan blasts the Nobel’s choice of Peter Handke.
US National Book Awards: 2019 Longlist in Translated Literature
Works from world literature in Arabic, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Norwegian, and more are on the National Book Awards’ translated longlist.
Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize
The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award.
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.
At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist
From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners’ award between author and translator.
Olga Tokarczuk’s Widening Recognition: Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Prize 2018 Laureate
Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize.
Interview: Man Booker International Winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft
A book jurors say ‘flies us through a galaxy of departures and arrivals’ is named the Man Booker International Prize in London, author Olga Tokarczuk and translator Jennifer Croft sharing the £50,000 purse.
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