9.30am – 5.30pm (plus evening event)
5th October, 2012
Kings Place, London. Tickets £20/£30
International Translation Day is an annual event within the UK translation community that brings together all kinds of industry professionals to debate significant issues and developments within the sector. Following on from the popularity of previous years, this year’s event is held at the larger venue of Kings Place in London. Speakers include Dominic Dromgoole on staging Shakespeare in translation and Andrei Kurkov and Tash Aw present this year’s Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. LAF will also be speaking on a panel debate about the research we’ve been doing into the reception of translated literature in the UK.
Other sessions on the day include: Getting started in translation, Translators in Schools Doing it for yourself: the rise of the small press, Promotional strategies, Translation Live! Touring and live literature events and translating poetry.
International Translation Day is organised by the partners of the Literary Translation Centre the London Book Fair: English PEN, Literaure Across Frontiers, British Centre for Literary Translation, the British Council, the Free Word Centre, the London Book Fair, the Translators Association, Wales Literature Exchange and Words Without Border. The day is part of the Notes and Letters Festival.