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Writer-Translator Collaboration - Wednesday 27th March 2019

Writer-Translator Collaboration - Wednesday 27th March 2019, 5.30-7pm, Arts 2.84, UEA, Norwich.

Join experienced literary translator Christina MacSweeney as she discusses the relationship between Writer and Translator.

Christina MacSweeney was awarded the 2016 Valle Inclán Translation Prize for her translations of Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth. The same novel was also shortlisted for the 2017 Dublin International Literature Prize. She has published two other books by the same author, and her translations of Daniel Saldaña París’s novel Among Strange Victims (shortlisted for the 2017 Best Translated Book Award), and Eduardo Rabasa’s A Zero-Sum Game both appeared in 2016. She has also published translations, articles, and interviews on a wide a variety of platforms, including Words without Borders, Music and Literature, The Literature Hub, and BOMB Magazine, plus in three anthologies: México20, Lunatics, Lovers & Poets: Twelve stories after Cervantes and Shakespeare, and Crude Words: Contemporary Writing from Venezuela. She is now working on texts by Julián Herbert, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, and Elvira Navarro.

This event is FREE to attend and ALL are welcome. No booking required.