Revolution! A new reading series launches: Us & Them, featuring writers who are also translators and translators who are also writers, reading both translations and work written originally in English.
Friday July 17:
Us & Them: Translators Read Original Work & New Translations – Inaugural Reading – featuring: Poetry by Todd Portnowitz and his translations of Pierluigi Cappello (Italy); poetry by Laura Marris and her translations of Paol Keineg (Brittany); fiction by Sam Bett and his translations of Yukio Mishima (Japan); poetry by Eloisa Amezcua and her translations of Mario Meléndez (Chile); poetry by Christian Gullette and his translations of Jonas Modig (Sweden); and fiction by Allison Grimaldi-Donahue and her translations of Davide Orecchio (Italian). More information here. Molasses Books, 770 Hart St. (take the L to DeKalb), Brooklyn, 8:00 p.m.