PEN America Reading: Women in Translation Month (#WiT)

PEN America’s bilingual reading event.

Ralph Hubbell (translator) and Nazli Karabiyikoğlu (author) reading an excerpt from Karabiyikoglu’s novel “Elfiye”.

To watch Ralph and Nazli directly, please go 50:23.

 

Info: Organized under the aegis of the PEN America Translation Committee, this event brings together five translators joined by their authors, working in such varied languages as Hungarian, Italian, Russian, Sinhalese, and Turkish. The reading is followed by a brief Q&A discussion. The translator/author pairs are as follows:

Agnes Marton (translator) and Zita Izso (Hungarian)

Olivia Sears (translator) and Mariangela Gualtieri (Italian)

Rachael Daum (translator) and Natalia Rubanova (Russian)

Chamini Kulathunga (translator) and Thilini N. Liyanaarachchi (Sinhalese)

Ralph Hubbell (translator) and Nazli Karabiyikoğlu (Turkish)

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