The Danish Authors’ Association (representing translators and writers) has filed a lawsuit against the Danish secret service. One of its members, Arne Herløv Petersen, a writer, poet and translator of some 200 works of literature, was briefly investigated in 1981 on charges of espionage for the Soviet Union. […]
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A spontaneous campaign started on Twitter last Tuesday 4th of June with the hashtag #MalpasoPagaYa (Malpaso, pay now) in support of translators affected by the non-payment of the Spanish publishing house Malpaso Ediciones. […]
The Casa delle Traduzioni in Rome, a public library and cultural centre specializing in the subject of translation, awards funded residencies for translators working from Italian into their native language. […]
CEATL has just held its Annual General Meeting in Norwich (May 9th-11th 2019). Forty delegates from twenty-six countries attended, and a new board was elected, comprising four former members and two new additions. […]