Retranslating, Publicizing, and Pitching: PEN Translation Committee Brings Its Expertise to BEA15
Practical matters were the focus of the PEN America Translation Committee’s programming at this year’s BookExpo America, with panels on retranslating great works, publicizing international literature, and pitching translations… More
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