Growing interest in German children’s books led to a translation competition to identify up-and-coming translators. Here we announce the top translators.
The Task of a Translator in Today’s Market
As more German translations are published in the USA, the German Book Office New York supports the growing community of German-to-English literary translators.
Festival Neue Literatur: Harold Augenbraum Honors Editor Robert Weil
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.
GBO Delhi’s GLOBALOCAL: More “Global” in 2015
This week’s GLOBALOCAL conference in New Delhi will bring international publishers side-by-side with some of the who’s who of the publishing trade in India.
Why So Few US Translations of South Asian Lit? (Continued)
At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.
Editor, Translator Discuss “All Russians Love Birch Trees”
The editor and translator of Olga Grjasnowa’s All Russians Love Birch Trees, as part of the Publishing the World book club, reflect on the novel and publication.
5th Festival Neue Literatur to Bring German Authors to NYC
The fifth annual Festival Neue Literatur begins in NYC on February 28 with a series of readings and discussions with German-language authors.
Celebrate 15 Years of German Book Office New York
On December 11, the German Book Office New York will celebrate 15 years promoting German literature in North America and connecting the German and American publishing industries.
“A Short History of Nuclear Folly” is GBO’s Book of the Month for May
The German Book Office’s May Book of the Month is A Short History of Nuclear Folly by Rudolph Herzog, son of famous filmmaker Werner Herzog.
Win a Free Copy of Rafik Schami’s Latest Book, The Calligrapher’s Secret
Win a copy of The Calligrapher’s Secret by Rafik Schami, whose novels have been translated into 23 languages and received numerous international awards.