Talking Translation at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015

Events with writers and translators who investigate issues of language, identity and writing, both in the UK and abroad. The Talking Translation strand champions the role of the translator and the creative, linguistic and political challenges required to take stories across borders. An array of writers are brought together including David Almond, John Burnside, Maureen Freely, Petina Gappah, Aleksandar Hemon and Peter May.

Rosamund Bartlett & Maureen Freely
Wed 19 Aug 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Translation Duel: Spanish
Thu 20 Aug 3:45pm – 4:45pm

Alessandro Gallenzi & Dan Gunn
Sat 22 Aug 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Innu Poetry from the Canadian Tundra
Sat 29 Aug 11:00am – 12:00pm

To view the full program for Talking Translation click here.

You can buy tickets at or call the Edinburgh International Book Festival box office on 0845 373 5888.

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