Translator Deborah Smith on the popularity of translated Korean literature.
Applications will open in April for the Frankfurt International Translators knowledge exchange and networking programme for up to 25 translators of German-language literature. ... Read more
The breakout success of Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens, as well as its two follow-up titles, was the vanguard for a surge in sales... Read more
French-English bookshop Caravansérail will close at the end of April, almost two years after starting up in London’s East End.
English PEN is marking the milestone of having supported 250 titles via its Writers in Translation programme, launched in 2006.
Books from Fitzcarraldo Editions, Tilted Axis Press and Peirene Press have been shortlisted for the €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize.
Publishing projects in Macedonia, Albania, Norway and Spain are among the recipients of the first tranche of grants from Publishing Scotland's new Translation Fund.... Read more
Publishers and booksellers have enthusiastically welcomed the merger of the Man Booker International Prize and the Independent Foreign Prize for Fiction, saying it will create... Read more
English PEN is now offering 100% translation grants to publishers with turnover of less than £500,000 per annum, increasing the threshold from the previous maximum... Read more
Harry Rowohlt, one of Germany’s most renowned translators, has died at the age of 70 in his hometown Hamburg. Rowohlt translated more than 200 works... Read more