From its inception, Counterpoint has striven to cover as many languages, regions and cultures as possible. And of course, translation into and out of many combinations of languages. Based on the premise that there are no language boundaries, this issue of Counterpoint continues to cast a wide gaze, this time going as far east as Japan. […]
People everywhere are raising their voices to speak out against the many things that are causing such big problems – climate change, a growing inequality, polarisation, migration, to name a few. The larger community of translators, including literary translators, have not been found wanting in this regard […]
To coincide with International Translation Day, the author Mark Haddon and the translator and author Jennifer Croft have launched the #TranslatorsOnTheCover campaign, in collaboration with the UK Society of Authors, for translators to be routinely credited on book covers. […]
After a very strange 2020, things start going back to normal and, therefore translators’ associations all over Europe organise a variety of festive events to celebrate International Translation Day 2021. Do come and join us!
“Dall’italiano al mondo” intends to become the annual meeting of all translators of Italian literature and aims at creating a network to support the spread of Italian books abroad. […]
Visibility for all translators of all genres, and most particularly literary translators, is often a matter of passionate debate, never more so than the present time. […]
On March 6th 2021, the aller↔retour festival of translation and literature will be broadcast live from the Nouveau Monde cultural centre in Fribourg. The festival, dedicated to translation as an activity straddling artistic expression and practical craft […]
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. […]
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. […]
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” […]
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.
The Danish Translators’ Association (DOF) was founded in 1944 and thus celebrated 75 years of existence in 2019. To mark the occasion, and not least to pay homage to the members and their contribution to the Danish literary landscape […]
At Frankfurt International Book Fair, translators were paid a homage by the Norwegian writer Erika Fatland, who said that “Translators, who are often ignored, are the heroes of literature that I deal with every day.” […]
The 2019 Bastian Prize for Outstanding Literary Translation was awarded in the course of the International Translation Day celebrations in Oslo on 26 September 2019. The Bastian is the annual translation prize of the Norwegian Association of Literary Translators’ (Norsk Oversetterforening). […]
As every year, CEATL has the pleasure to invite you to the following events all throughout Europe. Come and celebrate with us! […]
On 24 May 2017, the United Nations General Assembyl recognised 30 September as International Translation Day, to be celabrated every year across the entire UN network. Translators’ associations all over Europe organise a variety of festive events. To name a few: […]
For the nineteenth consecutive year, the Turin International Book Fair is organizing a number of activities of special interest to translators, under the title AutoreInvisibile.
From Thursday 10 May to Sunday 13 May 2018, translators, publishers and writers will participate in seminars and discussions on current issues in literary translation. […]
In collaboration with two bookshops in Madrid and Barcelona, Casa del Libro Gran Vía and Casa del Libro Passeig de Gràcia, ACE Traductores has launched the Club de Lectura Traducida, a very particular book club where readers will have the opportunity to share their reading experience with the translator of the book in question. The translators themselves offer to participate in the club with a particular piece of work and then the association promotes and provides widespread coverage of the event. […]
From 28 September to 1 October 2017, Gothenburg Book Fair hosted ´Room for Translation´, a programme with talks on literary translation. […]