Translation FAQs

The PEN Translation Committee is currently updating its FAQs page that serves as a compendium to the Model Contract for Literary Translations. In the meantime, please refer to the Translator's… More

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Round One

"When you're on the precarious road of life, whether you're in the free world or in prison, you pick up real friends along the way and discard the rest." More

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My Co-Worker

"My co-worker makes parole. / No goodbyes. Just disappears one day." More

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Young Girl Twenty

"The type of chick that young thugs’ll wait on, / and older catz lose they weight on / Modestly fly, sour chicks couldn’t play Dawn" More