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October 2018

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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David Colmer in conversation with Philip Huff

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
192 Books, 192 10th Avenue at 21st St
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Please join us for a discussion of An Untouched House, Willem Frederik Hermans’ "slim but potent war story​" (Kirkus Reviews, starred). This event features translator David Colmer in conversation with Dutch author Philip Huff. David Colmer is a writer and translator. He translates Dutch literature in a wide range of genres including literary fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and poetry. He is a four-time winner of the David Reid Poetry Translation Prize, and received the 2009 Biennial NSW Premier and PEN Translation Prize. His translation…

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November 2018

David Colmer in conversation with fellow translator (TBA)

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sisters Bar, 900 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Please join us for a reading and conversation on An Untouched House, Willem Frederik Hermans’ “slim but potent war story​” (Kirkus Reviews, starred), featuring translator David Colmer. David Colmer is a writer and translator. He translates Dutch literature in a wide range of genres including literary fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and poetry. He is a four-time winner of the David Reid Poetry Translation Prize, and received the 2009 Biennial NSW Premier and PEN Translation Prize. His translation of Gerbrand Bakker’s The Twin (Archipelago) was awarded the…

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David Colmer in conversation with Ken Kalfus

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Penn Book Center, 130 S. 34th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Please join us for a discussion of An Untouched House, Willem Frederik Hermans' tight, furious novel of the Second World War, featuring translator David Colmer in conversation with Ken Kalfus. This event is free and open to the public. Friday, November 9, 6:00pm at the Penn Book Center, 130 S. 34th St., Philadelphia David Colmer is a writer and translator. He translates Dutch literature in a wide range of genres including literary fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and poetry. He is a four-time winner of the David Reid…

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