Thursday 29th September, 7pm, Watersones Piccadilly
Asymptote Journal invites you to meet innovators leading the proliferation of translated fiction in the UK publishing industry: Deborah Smith, founder of Tilted Axis Press and co-winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize; Laura Barber, Publishing Director for Portobello Books; Adam Freudenheim, Publisher & Managing Director of Pushkin Press. Chaired by Jonathan Ruppin, Literary Director for Orson and Co and founder of the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club, this event will include questions from readers worldwide.
Winner of the 2015 London Book Fair’s International Literary Translation Initiative Award, Asymptote is the premier site for world literature in translation. To date, the magazine has featured work from 105 countries and 84 languages, all never-before-published poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, and interviews by writers and translators such as J. M. Coetzee, Patrick Modiano, Herta Müller, Can Xue, Junot Díaz, Ismail Kadare, David Mitchell, Anne Carson, Haruki Murakami, Lydia Davis, Ann Goldstein, and Deborah Smith. Read it for free here http://asymptotejournal.com
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