Pride isn’t just for June, y’all! And you’ll be glad to find translation events to feel proud about continuing into July. Enjoy!
Tuesday, July 2:
The Queer Issue X: A Reading and Party with Words Without Borders. Lineup to include translators Amanda Lee Koe, John Keene, and Jeremy Tiang (moderator), joined by Rohan Kamicheril and Claudia Salazar Jiménez. More information here. Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9:
No Home Movie: translator Corina Copp joins filmmaker Chantal Ackerman for a reading before a screening of Ackerman’s film. Ticketed event, more information here. IFC, 323 Sixth Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10:
Delayed Rays of a Star: launch event. Amanda Lee Koe is joined by translator Susan Bernofsky for a reading from and conversation about Amanda Lee Koe’s new novel. More information here. McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St., 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26:
Us & Them: The summer installment of this reading series (and its 4th anniversary celebration!) features Gregory Pardlo, Kaitlin Rees, Eric M.B Becker, and Esther Kim. More information here. Molasses Books, 770 Hart St., Brooklyn, 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31:
Women in Translation Month Open Mic: Translator Katrine Jensen hosts an open mic reading of work in translation by women authors to kick off Women in Translation Month. Come read three minutes’ worth of a favorite work – either in your own translation or someone else’s – or just come to listen and discover some great new authors to read! More information here. Book Culture, 536 W. 112th St., 7:00 p.m.