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  • Upcoming Event: Japanese-English literary translation masterclass

    Sat 6 Sep 2014

    Free Word Hall

    Free Word Centre

    The British Centre for Literary Translation is delighted to offer a series of two-day masterclasses on Japanese-English literary translation in New York, London and Tokyo. Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th September – Center for Fiction, NYC Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September – Free Word Centre, London Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th September – Shimauma, Tokyo The masterclasses will be… Read more

  • Upcoming Event: International Translation Day 2014

    Fri 26 Sep 2014, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    British Library

    Ngugi wa Thiong'o in conversation with Amanda Hopkinson

    Now in its fifth year, the International Translation Day symposium is an annual event for the translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to gather and debate significant issues and developments within the sector, to discuss challenges and to celebrate success. You can read a summary of the day's programme below,… Read more

  • Upcoming Event: The Enemies project presents: Slovakian poetry in collaboration

    Wed 5 Nov 2014

    Free Word Lecture Theatre


    The Enemies project presents some of the most exciting contemporary poets from Slovakia collaborating to read original works of avant garde / literary poetry with British contemporaries. Joined by a host of London based poets, this will be a unique night of original European poetry. Featuring Erik Simsik, Juliana Solokova, Maria Ferencuhova, Meike Ziervogel & many others. Tickets for this event… Read more