Tag: literary translation

Sally Rooney Rejects Hebrew Translation, Debate Ensues

Irish novelist Sally Rooney sparked controversy earlier this week over her explanation of why she recently refused to sell the Hebrew translation rights of...

White translator relinquishes assignment over race

The Dutch translator chosen to adapt the poem Amanda Gorman wrote for Joe Biden's presidential inauguration has turned down the assignment after some complained...

Weekly Shorts | January 22, 2021

TransPerfect revenue up 11.5 percent TransPerfect has announced a 2020 year-end revenue of 852 million USD. This is a roughly 11.5 percent increase over 2019's...

Literary Translation and the Art of Capturing Nuance

In our interview with Lisa Dillman, one of this year’s National Book Award Finalists in Literary Translation, she shared valuable insights about translating works...

Translate your book: Think big, share globally

You may never know how the light from a single sentence or idea may inspire someone in the world. To touch more people, you must speak their language, which means translating your book. But how to make your inspiration understood?