The founder of New Delhi’s Yoda Press, Arpita Das, looks at translation trends in India, a focus on fiction, and on English.
The National Book Awards now accept submissions by authors who are not US citizens ‘to celebrate the widest possible array of voices.’
This year’s Society of Authors Translation Prizes honor literary translation into English from Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, French, Spanish, Arabic, and German.
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre hosts discussion of a UAE architectural guide translated into English by Musa Al-Halool.
Comma Press is hosting a conference for aspiring translators of Arabic, German, and Bangla/Bengali in February.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s translation grant program supported 10 Zayed-winning titles’ funding applications in 2023.
The 2023 cycle of the Banipal Prize has named Luke Leafgren of Harvard its winner for his translation of Najwa Barakat’s ‘Mister N.’
The 25th edition of the US National Translation Awards featured works translated to English from Arabic and Vietnamese.
Free of charge, ‘Dall’italiano al mondo’ on the translation of Italian literature is on November 24; registration closing November 21.
The US National Book Awards’ ceremony in New York City concludes with an earnest, respectful appeal for a ‘humanitarian cease-fire’ in Gaza.