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How Oakland Turned Into a Heaven for Literary Translators

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Article
http://forward.com/culture/books/351794/how-oakland-turned-into-a-heaven-for-literary-translators/
Journal
Forward
Issued Date
October 13, 2016
Page
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Language
English(English)
Country
UNITED STATES
City
New York City
Book
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Writer
Bae Suah

About the Author

  • Bae Su-ah
  • Birth : 1965 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Suah
  • Family Name : Bae
  • Korean Name : 배수아
  • ISNI : 0000000362669423
  • Works : 22
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  • English(English)

More than four hundred translators working in several dozen languages attended the American Literary Translators’ Association conference in Oakland this past weekend. The conference, known as ALTA, is probably the only event in America where you can go from a Russian translators’ dinner to a Kurdish-English poetry reading to a book fair consisting entirely of books originally written in languages other than English — and where literary translators are celebrities....     Source: http://forward.com/culture/books/351794/how-oakland-turned-into-a-heaven-for-literary-translators/

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