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Announcing the 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

From a vast field of applicants, the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Advisory Board has selected 15 projects, spanning 13 different languages, including Arabic, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Nepali, and more. More

The Meanings of Yellow

Yellow has always caused me a certain amount of discomfort, perhaps because of its relation to sickness, to fear and despair. It also evokes power and the riches of… More

Opisanie swiata

With her translation, Perry introduces the English-speaking world to the stunning debut novel by a young writer on the cutting-edge of Brazilian literature. More

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