At present, many events cannot be physically organised. Some are being transferred to the digital space. There may be a lack of experience and knowledge to carry out a digital event as coherently as possible. […]
A delegation from Strade, Italian member-association of CEATL, delivered to the Senate building in Rome over 70 books in translation for just as many Italian politicians on December 15, 2020. Along with the books was an open letter to the President of the Italian Republic and parliamentary institutions […]
A new issue of Counterpoint is out now! This 4th issue of CEATL’s e-zine for and about literary translators, features a hot topic: machine translation and literature. […]
On 26 November, the 90th birthday of the Belarusian writer Uladzimir Karatkievich, the video reading campaign #freewordsbelarus will be launched on the EWC Daily- Motion-channel. […]
Translators associations from all over the world are holding a multilingual reading of famous first lines as part of the online edition of the 37th Assises de la traduction littéraire. […]
A petition to the Italian government launched in April by CEATL member Strade, together with the translators’ associations AITI and ANITI and the illustrators’ association AI – Autori di Immagini, has achieved landmark results. […]
The Bastian Prize 2020 for Translated Literature Into Norwegian was announced on October 1st on the occasion of International Translation Day. […]
For International Translation Day, the Polish Literary Translators’Association together with EUNIC Warszawa, the European Commision and theCity Culture Institute have prepared a multimedia
online exhibition entitled “Portraits of Translation” […]
Along with PEN International, CEATL strongly condemns the entirely unjustified and unlawful arrests of the Belarus translators Hanna Komar, Uladzimir Liankievic and Siarzh Miadzvedzeu.
As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, 99 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors are uniting their voices to alert EU leaders.
People report to have been inspired by the campaign to read more than they used to. The increased interest in books is reflected in higher book sales and lending figures.
Counterpoint is CEATL’s e-zine about literary translators in Europe and beyond, and writes about the economic, political, cultural and artistic aspects of their profession.
After Covid-19 has pushed most European countries into lockdown and CEATL had to cancel the scheduled annual meeting in Brussels in May, we have collected reactions from translators all over Europe.
“Literature Ireland seeks applications from literary translators from Bulgaria for a residential bursary in Ireland for three weeks in September 2020.”
Literature Ireland, a not-for-profit organisation which brings the finest of Irish literature in the best possible literary translations to readers around the world. One of the ways it does is by hosting literary translators in Ireland. […]
The European book sector, represented by the European Writers’ Council, the Federation of European Publishers, the European and International Booksellers Federation and the European Council of Literary Translators’ Associations, has learnt with consternation about the proposed savings on culture by the Flemish Minister for Culture. […]