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Jen Bervin’s Research in China Leads to ‘Su Hui’s Reversible Poem’ April 21, 2017: Jen Bervin spoke in March at the 2017 Shanghai Literary Festival about her work on Su Hui’s Xuanji Tu, “[o]ne of the earliest extant poems by a woman—also among the most complex and unsung, [...] by

Talking With Italian Friends Who Care About Literature December 5, 2016: Poet, editor, translator (from the Italian), and musician Todd Portnowitz is interviewed at Asymptote. Music plays its part: “Apollo could slay/flay on the lyre for good reason.” This is [...] by

David Hadbawnik on Jack Spicer, Experimental Translation, Aliveness . . . November 21, 2016: The current issue of Asymptote Journal features an interview with poet, translator, and scholar David Hadbawnik! “Hadbawnik’s translation of books I-VI of Virgil’s Aeneid (Shearsman, 2015) [...] by

The Guardian Features UDP Anthology of Poetry in the Siege of Leningrad October 21, 2016: As part of the Guardian’s Translation Tuesdays by Asymptote, “Poems written during the Siege of Leningrad” excerpts from a “groundbreaking” anthology of Leningrad Siege [...] by

‘Not One Between Equals’: Anita Raja Dives Into Translation’s Secrets & Mysteries October 19, 2016: In her article, “Translation as a Practice of Acceptance,” Anita Raja discusses her experience translating works from German, especially Christa Wolf, Ingeborg Bachmann, and Georg [...] by

Sawako Nakayasu Discusses the Pursuit of Translation, Chika Sagawa, & More at Asymptote July 19, 2016: Sawako Nakayasu talks about Chika Sagawa, Japanese Modernism, and the pursuit of experimental translation with Lindsey Webb for Asymptote. “Forrest Gander called Sawako Nakayasu ‘the [...] by

At Asymptote, Three Reviews of New Books of Poetry in Translation June 24, 2016: Asymptote brings us the latest titles in translation for June in a collection of short reviews. “What’s New in Translation?” includes Hyesoon’s Poor Love Machine (see our post on [...] by

New Issue of Asymptote Features Brossard, Bergvall, Wolf et Plus January 18, 2016: Holy fumi. The new issue of Asymptote is out, and features Montreal poet and translator Bronwyn Haslam’s special anagrammatic translations of Nicole Brossard’s “Soft Link 1, 2, and [...] by

New Issue of Asymptote Features Hirato Renkichi, Russian Poetry Feature, Eugene Ostashevsky, More October 16, 2014: Asymptote’s fall issue is here! This looks incredible. Not heard? It’s a “new international journal dedicated to literary translation and bringing together in one place the best in [...] by