Posted on 09/15/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Uyghur novel has been translated into English for the first time. Readers in the US and UK can now...

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Posted on 09/14/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. Out of almost 150 submissions, these ten...

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Posted on 09/12/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Spanish novelist Javier Marías has died at age seventy. The Associated Press reports that Marías — who published fifteen novels,...

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Posted on 07/25/2022 at 09:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors knows that many self-published writers are hardly — if at all — thinking about translating...

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Posted on 07/07/2022 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Almost a hundred years ago, a wealthy American decided that his book collection was missing something very important: a Sanskrit...

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Posted on 05/27/2022 at 07:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order to author Geetanjali Shree and translator Daisy Rockwell, who have made International Booker Prize history. Shree's...

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Posted on 05/25/2022 at 09:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

French author Alice Zeniter and her translator, Frank Wynne, have won the world’s most lucrative prize for a novel published...

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Posted on 05/04/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A 2020 biography of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is being translated into English for the first time — and updated....

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Posted on 04/28/2022 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning Chicano author Rolando Hinojosa-Smith has died at the age of ninety-three. Hinojosa-Smith, who was also a professor of literature,...

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Posted on 03/15/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Little did the authors of two March releases know how timely their books would feel. Marie Yovanovitch, a former US...

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