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On November 3rd, 2013, three LTAC students were invited to participate in a reading at KGB Bar of the poetry of Albert Forns. Scott Shanahan (’15), Alicia Meier (’15) and Yvonne Kendall (’14) read their translations from the Catalan of poems from Forns’ book, Ultracolors, published in 2013, as Forns read the originals. more
 
On Sunday, May 18th 2014, three LTAC students were invited to participate in McNally Jackson’s Bridge Series reading “Translation in Bloom: Students of Literary Translation.”   The reading was designed to highlight the undergraduate and graduate programs in New York City that focus on literary translation. more
 
Asymptote and ark books hosted a reading of Danish-language writing in translation, “Translating Danish Literature,” in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 22nd 2014. more
 
Iza Wojciechowska ('12) received the 2013 Jules Chametzky Translation Prize for her work on Anna Piwkowska’s poem “A letter from Paul Éluard to his wife who is Cadaqués with Salvador Dali.” Her translation of Piwkowska’s poem “This was in Odessa” was published by the Common in 2013.   Wojciechowska translates poetry by the con more
 
Bill Roorbach ('90) has been named a Kirkus Prize finalist for his novel The Remedy for Love, a work that Kirkus Reviews called "a closely observed meditation on isolation and loneliness 'in a world in which no social problem was addressed till it was a disaster.' " more
 
The poet Claudia Rankine ('93) was named a finalist for the National Book Award this week for her book Citizen: An American Lyric. more
 
Yardenne Greenspan ('12) published her translation of Shemi Zahrin’s novel Some Day in 2013. The novel was listed among Words without Borders Best Books of 2013, Coffin Factory Best Books of 2013, and World Literature Today Best Books of 2013. Greenspan was recently featured in the Four Voices, Two Stories reading series at McNally Jackson. more
 
Daniella Gitlin ('12) spoke at McNally Jackson in September 2013 with Michael Greenberg and Ernesto Semán about her translation of Operation Massacre by Rodolfo Walsh. more
 
Tanya Paperny's (’11) translation of Andrei Krasnyashykh’s short story “Russian Roller Coaster” was featured in Vice in 2013. more
 
Film alumnus Gary Graham’s ('05) script, A Garden At The End Of The World, has been acquired by Warner Brothers and is to be adapted by Graham into a reboot of the 2007 hit film, I Am Legend. more
 
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