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June 2022

Bruna Dantas Lobato and Andrea Lawlor celebrate Caio Fernando Abreu

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Odyssey Bookshop, 9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075 United States

Join Bruna Dantas Lobato and Andrea Lawlor as they discuss Dantas Lobato’s translation of Moldy Strawberries by Caio Fernando Abreu. Odyssey Bookshop will host their conversation virtually on June 14th at 7pm EST. In Moldy Strawberries, Caio Fernando Abreu navigates a Brazil transformed by the AIDS epidemic and stifling military dictatorship of the ’80s. Suspended between fear and longing, Abreu’s characters grasp for connection. A man speckled with Carnival glitter crosses a crowded dance floor and seeks the warmth and beauty…

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July 2022

Translators Anton Hur and Bruna Dantas Lobato in Conversation

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We’re excited to share that the Strand will be hosting a virtual conversation between Anton Hur and Bruna Dantas Lobato. These distinguished translators will discuss the experience of translating concepts of gender and sexuality across languages and cultures, particularly with their work on Kyung-Sook Shin’s Violets and Caio Fernando Abreu’s Moldy Strawberries, respectively. The event will be through Zoom on Wednesday, July 27 at 6pm ET. Register here now.   Bruna Dantas Lobato is a Brazilian writer and literary translator…

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