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September 2018

Karl Ove Knausgaard with Maggie Nelson at Murmrr Theatre

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
murmrr, 17 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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$25 - $55

Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Maggie Nelson at Murmrr Theatre at 7:00 p.m., organized by Community Bookstore. 17 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn   Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of the World won the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2004 and his A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. My Struggle is a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into more than twenty languages. Knausgaard writes regularly for…

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Fall Fête 2018

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11249 United States
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We invite you all to join us on Thursday, September 27th, at the Wythe Hotel. There will be hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, and live kora music performed by Malang Jobarteh. By purchasing a ticket, you will be supporting our mission to publish extraordinary literature from around the world. If you cannot make it, please do consider sponsoring a writer, translator, bookseller, book critic, or armchair traveler.     Purchase tickets online or send a check made out to Archipelago Books: 232…

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Marian Schwartz and Philip Boehm at Malvern Books

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Join us in celebrating International Translation Day with a reading featuring renowned translators Marian Schwartz and Philip Boehm. Marian will be reading from her translation of Russian author Leonid Yuzefovich’s Horsemen of the Sands, and Philip will read from his translation of Polish author Hannah Krall’s Chasing the King of Hearts, which won the Soeurette Diehl Fraser award for translation given by the Texas Institute of Letters.

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October 2018

Marian Schwartz on Multi-Disciplinary Translation Studies

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Communications Building, Room 202, University of Washington, 2023 King Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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Award-winning Russian to English literary translator Marian Schwartz will talk about translating realia in her new translation of Leonid Yuzefovich’s Horsemen of the Sands. She will lead a discussion of translation scholarship, university-level translator training and careers in literary translation.  

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Peter Wortsman speaking on Grimms’ Fairy Tales

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hunter College, Leona & Marcy Chanin Language Center, Screening Room, B126 Hunter West
New York, NY 10065 United States
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Peter Wortsman will be speaking on his translation of Grimms' Fairy Tales as part of the 2018 Fairy Tales Speakers Series, at Hunter College. Peter Wortsman was a Fulbright Fellow in 1973, a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellow in 1974, and a Holtzbrinck Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin in 2010. His writing has been honored with the 1985 Beard’s Fund Short Story Award, the 2008 Gertje Potash-Suhr Prosapreis of the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German, the…

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