Heaven’s Vault, a video game by inkle, requires players to translate the runes of an ancient language.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat and Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison.
“I write every day when I am in the middle of a novel. And I write intensely when I am in the middle of a short story or a poem. At all other times I blame myself for not writing.” —Amanda Michalopoulou, author of God's Wife
A translator examines the many shapes a language can take, and how cultural influence and interpretation can affect the translation process.
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a French scholar and literary translator discusses the need for translators to be well versed in intersectional knowledge of culture and history.
A young translator recalls attending the 2014 American Literary Translators Association conference, and her discovery of how deeply personal the craft of translation can be.