Dear friends, as it is a proven fact that attending translation events lowers your blood pressure and helps you stop thinking about politics for at least one hour, it is my pleasure to recommend the following to you:
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017:
Three Translators of Genius Translating Genius [sorry, I didn’t pick the title, Tr.]: Susan Bernofsky reading/chatting about Yoko Tawada, and Gini Ahladeff and Minna Proctor presenting Fleur Jaeggy. More information here. Fort Gansevoort, 5 Ninth Ave., 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017:
A Celebration of Contemporary Uruguayan Poetry / Una noche de celebración de la poesía contemporánea uruguaya: Bilingual event featuring translator Jesse Lee Kercheval reading and conversing with Uruguayan poets Laura Cesarco Eglin, Javier Etchevarren, and Virginia Lucas. More information here. McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St., 7:00 p.m.