Translation on Tap in NYC, Jan. 1 – 15, 2015

julialiviHappy new year, everyone! I’m looking forward to sharing another year of excellent translation events with you. Here’s what we’ve got to start us out:

Tuesday, Jan. 6:

The Art of Literary Translation: How Meaning Translates Across Languages, with PEN Translation Committee Co-Chair and National Translation Award winner Alex Zucker and Julia Livi, author of the bilingual children’s book series Voltaire: The Franco-American Hipster Dog. This even is being hosted by Fluent City, an after-work language program for adults. More information here. Word Books, 126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 13:

Here’s an event in German: Czech-born Austrian author and translator Zdenka Becker reading from her new novel, Der grösste Fall meines Vaters, and speaking with translator (and FnL curator!) Tess Lewis. More information here. NYU Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, 6:30 p.m.

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