Tagged: translation

Forging a Korea in translation

Translator Deborah Smith on the popularity of translated Korean literature. Read more

Harari prompts wave of success for translations

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 to close after two years

French-English bookshop Caravansérail will close at the end of April, almost two years after starting up in London’s East End. Read more

English PEN marks 250-book milestone in support for translated titles

English PEN is marking the milestone of having supported 250 titles via its Writers in Translation programme, launched in 2006. Read more

Fitzcarraldo, Tilted Axis and Peirene vie for EBRD prize

Books from Fitzcarraldo Editions, Tilted Axis Press and Peirene Press have been shortlisted for the €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize. Read more

Publishing Scotland gives first translation grants

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

New Man Booker International Prize a 'huge boost'

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

PEN increases translation grants thresholds

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

Renowned translator Rowohlt dies

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

Sixteen books awarded English PEN grants

Sixteen books have received an award in the latest round of grants from English PEN’s Writers in Translation programme. The programme, which is celebrating its... Read more

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