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Professor Katrine Øgaard Jensen Wins Kjeld Elfelt Memorial Grant
May 26, 2022

Øgaard Jensen and Andkjær Olsen presented a series of ‘mistranslations’ of Andkjær Olsen’s work, which appeared in the Berkeley Poetry Review and Word Art in 2018, and in BOMB magazine in 2021.

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Writing Student Aziza Kazumov Awarded 2022 World Literature Today Student Translation Prize
May 26, 2022

Current Writing Program student Aziza Kazumov has been awarded the 2022 World Literature Today Student Translation Prize for best literary translation of a prose piece.

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Action Books Publishes 'My Jewel Box' Translated by Professor Katrine Øgaard Jensen '17
March 24, 2022

Katrine Øgaard Jensen is a writer and translator from the Danish.

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Rebecca Donner and Julia Sanches Win at PEN America Literary Awards 2022
March 3, 2022

Finalists for the 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will be announced in January.

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Dottir Press Publishes 'Quake' by Meg Matich '15
February 24, 2022

Quake is the English-language debut of Icelandic author Auður Jónsdóttir.

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The Peculiar Perils of Literary Translation
January 18, 2022

In balancing authenticity with readability, translators tackle a seemingly impossible art — and rarely receive enough credit.

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After Hours Editions To Publish ‘Equestrian Monuments,’ Co-Translated by Julia Guez '11 and Samantha Zighelboim '11
December 13, 2021

Guez is the author of In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame (Four Way Books, 2019).

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Translation by Professor Jeremy Tiang Named Runner-Up of the 2021 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation
December 13, 2021

Strange Beasts of China was also chosen as a New York Times Notable Book of 2021, The Washington Post Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror of 2021, and winner of an English PEN award.

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"This Is About Living": Translating Dante with Mary Jo Bang
November 11, 2021

Bang even uses an Elton John reference in Purgatorio, referring to lives snuffed out like “a candle in the wind.

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