Where Are the Women in Translation?

    1. Stream
      Literary Translation: Making Words Travel
    2. Event Type Seminar

Where Are the Women in Translation?

08 Apr 2014, 11:30 - 12:30

Literary Translation Centre

Language:
English

Why are fewer female authors being translated, published, promoted in the Anglophone publishing market than their male counterparts? And why is women’s work not as readily recognised by literary prizes? What are the barriers? Does this question really matter? And crucially, what are we missing out on?

Contributors

  • Alison Anderson

    Speaker

    Translator and Author

    Self-employed

    Alison Anderson has translated over 30 novels from French, including works by Amélie Nothomb, JMG Le Clézio, Christian Bobin, and Anna Gavalda, as...

  • Krys Lee

    Speaker

    Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

    Underwood International College, Yonsei University

    Krys Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea and studied in the United States and England. Her debut book Drifting House by Viking/Penguin, USA, and Faber...

  • Jane Bradley

    Speaker

    Founder and Editor

    For Books' Sake

    Jane Bradley is the founder and editor of For Books' Sake (www.forbookssake.net), the UK webzine, community and publishing imprint dedicated to...

  • Sophie Mayer

    Chairperson

    Poet in Residence

    Queen Mary University of London's Archive of the Now

    Sophie Mayer has worked with English PEN on Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, the PEN Atlas and PEN Translates. She's currently Poet in Residence at...

Audience

  1. Audience
    Film / TV Producers
    Librarians / Information Professionals
    Booksellers
    Editors
    Illustrators
    Literary Agents
    Publishers
    Students
    Translators
    Authors
    Rights Professionals
    Graphic designers
    General audience / Readers
    Marketing professionals / Editorial Marketing Professionals
    Digital editors
    Printers
    Scholars / Professors
    Teachers
    Technology professionals
    Recruiters

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