Chances are at least a few of you favorite authors is translated.
So the question becomes, do you really love Jorge Louis Borges, or is it Anthony Kerrigan’s voice that moves to you? Haruki Murakami or Jay Rubin? Gabriel Garcia Marquez or Edith Grossmann?
Are you sure?
After all, translation is transformation,
One has to make decisions.
Want answers, or likeminded writers grappling with the same quandaries?
Join us in Sufficient Compensation: A one day, multi genera studio translation studio
-no experience or second language necessary- just a fascination with words.
“Nothing has moved my personal writing further than considering the kinds of decisions made by translators. Do I stay true to the style, the tone, the rhythm, the content, the humor, irony or plot? How can I capture all of these things–all of these parts of myself–and pour them into a single line?”
INSTRUCTOR: Josh Edwin
DATE: Sunday May 3, 2015
WHERE: 186 Carpenter Street