Translation Symposium 2017
A day of discussion about literary translation. Join us for this annual curtain-raiser to the London Book Fair curated by the Translators Association (Society of Authors).
Join us for this annual curtain-raiser to the London Book Fair curated by the Translators Association (Society of Authors).
A day of discussions about literary translation with leading international literary translators.
You can now read the full programme here.
Topics will include:
- Translating graphic novels
- Prefaces and Afterwords
- Breaking the isolation.
- Louise Rogers Lalaurie
- Ros Schwartz
- Kareem Abdurahman
- Melanie Moore
- Nicky Harman
- Antonia Lloyd-Jones
- Marta Dziurosz
- Robert Chandler
- Christina MacSweeney
- Sean Bye
- Katy Derbyshire
- Marcia Lynx Qualey
- Sarah Ardizzone
- Clare Bullock
- Steve Walsh
- Rosie Goldsmith
- Zoe Perry
You may also like our Wanderlust event happening right after the Translation Symposium. This month we focus on I Stared at the Night of the City which is a lyrical interpretation of contemporary Kurdistan with a kaleidoscope of unreliable narrators. Both the author and translator will be here in conversation.
Discounted tickets are available for attendees of the Translation Symposium 2017 using the offer code Symposium. For more information and to book tickets please click here.
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