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WWB to Partner with Brazil’s “Revista Pessoa” - Words Without Borders

WWB to Partner with Brazil’s “Revista Pessoa” - Words Without Borders | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it


We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Brazil-based literary journal Revista Pessoa.
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A Tower and a Name: Benjamin as the Anti-Nimrod

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The name of the LORD is a strong tower. (Prov.
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PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition

PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it

Alexandre Vidal Porto reads from his novel Sergio Y. Photo: Bruna Dantas Lobato.

I grabbed a map of the Westbeth Artists Housing in the West Village and traced a plan for the evening of salon-style readings, part of the PEN World Voices Festival.
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Review of “Walaschek’s Dream” by Giovanni Orelli, translated Jamie Richards

Review of “Walaschek’s Dream” by Giovanni Orelli, translated Jamie Richards | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
by Allison Grimaldi-Donahue Walaschek’s Dream by Giovanni Orelli, translated from the Italian by Jamie Richards, is an extended ekphrasis, a piece of writing based on an image.
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On Translation: Push and Dig - Words Without Borders

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Reading Haviva Pedaya’s “A Poem for Rachel Corrie”   Haviva Pedaya’s poem, “A Poem for Rachel Corrie” (in Hebrew, “Shir le-Rachel Corrie”) was written in the immediate aftermath of the death of the American activist Rachel Corrie, who died...
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Call for papers: TRANSLATION AND SOCIETY

Call for papers: TRANSLATION AND SOCIETY | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
THE FIFTH ASIA-PACIFIC FORUM ON TRANSLATION AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES Date: October 28- 30, 2016 Venue: University of Hawai‘i, USA Language: English ORGANIZERS:  University of Hawai‘i, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Tsinghua University, ...
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Clemente Rebora. Poesie, prose e traduzioni - Gabinetto Scientifico Letterario G.P. Vieusseux

Clemente Rebora. Poesie, prose e traduzioni - Gabinetto Scientifico Letterario G.P. Vieusseux | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
Clemente Rebora. Poesie, prose e traduzioni Data: 19 aprile 2016 alle ore 17:30 Luogo: Firenze, Palazzo Strozzi, Sal
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Croatian, ASL, and Optimistic Translation: An Interview with Sara Nović

Croatian, ASL, and Optimistic Translation: An Interview with Sara Nović | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
ALTA blog contributor Ken Bruce interviewed author and translator Sara Nović, whose novel Girl at War has just come out in paperback in both the US and UK.  To start with, you’ve been translating a number of poems from Izet Sarajlić’s Sarajevska Ratna...
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French, Arabic, English: Abdellah Taïa Discusses His Novels and...

French, Arabic, English: Abdellah Taïa Discusses His Novels and... | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
"Though I write now in French, my feelings about this language are very complicated. I am in a constant war with it."
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Dresden by Way of Texas: An Interview with Rachel Hildebrandt

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ALTA blog contributor Maggie Zebracka interviewed with translator Rachel Hildebrandt. MZ: You were born and raised in Texas. How did you come to be interested in German, and specifically German translation?
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April 2016: What’s New in Translation!

April 2016: What’s New in Translation! | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
Compiled by Carrina LaCorata and Maggie Zebracka.
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The True Story of “Faccetta Nera” - Words Without Borders

The True Story of “Faccetta Nera” - Words Without Borders | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
A black woman, in the regime’s view, simply could not be an Italian.
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Where Are the Women in Translation? Here Are 31 to Read Now. - Words Without Borders

Where Are the Women in Translation? Here Are 31 to Read Now. - Words Without Borders | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it

Image: Noemi Jaffe, Paulina Chiziane, and Carmen Boullosa.

In 2013 Alison Anderson asked, “Where are the women in translation?
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WWB Weekend: The Danger of Saying “Madre” in Mexico

WWB Weekend: The Danger of Saying “Madre” in Mexico | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it


At the intersection of Cinco de Mayo (May 5) and Mother’s Day (May 8), we’re celebrating both holidays with a look back at Liza Bakewell’s essay “My Madre, Pure as Cumulous Clouds,” from our February 2006 issue of new Mexican writing.
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‘The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art’ by Dominic Johnson

‘The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art’ by Dominic Johnson | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
From the punk scene in LA to the squats & studios London in the 1970s, performance art has been underground and ephemeral, until now... read more
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WWB Weekend: Walt Whitman in Baghdad

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April is National Poetry Month, and we're spotlighting the over eight hundred poems in our archives.
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Rowan Ricardo Phillips: The Poet as Translator and Translator as Poet - Words Without Borders

Rowan Ricardo Phillips: The Poet as Translator and Translator as Poet - Words Without Borders | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
Words Without Borders spoke with poet and translator Rowan Ricardo Phillips, whose work appears in WWB's April 2016 issue feature, (In)Verse: Poets Translate Each Other, for which he and Melcion Mateu dialogued between Catalan and English.
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(In)verse: Poets Translate Each Other - Words Without Borders

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(In)verse: Poets Translate Each Other, Apr 27, New York - https://t.co/PPkgcNXWXU @wwborders @poetshouse #xl8 #literature
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Said Suleiman Ali | Badilisha Poetry – Pan-African Poets

Said Suleiman Ali | Badilisha Poetry – Pan-African Poets | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
Said Suleiman Ali is phenomenal poet based in Zanzibar, he is the founder and director of the prominent CHAKUWAZA.
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A New Anthology of Writing from the Caribbean

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Translator Harry Morales alerts me that an anthology edited by Thomas Glave, Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles, is forthcoming from Duke University Press in May 2008.
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Translatory: A Poetry Translation App

Translatory: A Poetry Translation App | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
After more than a year of hard work, and many iterations, versions and beta-tests later, we are extremely proud to announce that our new app, Translatory, is now available for free on the App Store and Google Play.
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Chicago Area Translators and Interpreters Assocation April 2016 Conference

  APRIL 2016 PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT BUILDING CROSS-CULTURAL BRIDGES THROUGH TRANSLATION Presented by Dr. Evelyne Accad, Author and Translator Moderated by Prof.
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The 8th Annual Rainbow Book Fair

The 8th Annual Rainbow Book Fair | SPLEEN  ? MILZA... | Scoop.it
Once a year, approximately 1500 people get together in New York City to mingle, get to know each other, enrich, broaden, and even extend thei
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