News, Resources for Writers

Sunday Submissions: Two Literary Magazines

The Island Prize for a Debut Novel from Africa is open for submissions until December 12, 2021.
Also open for applications are the ICM Global South Translation Fellowships 2022.

Read more
On Translation

The Translation of Arabic Characters: Khaled Mattawa and Adonis

For the moment, I need to hold my tongue about the value of Adonis: Selected Poems. I’m reviewing it for a publication that, I’m sure, wouldn’t like me to pre-review it here.

But, as I’m thinking through various aspects—and, to be sure, Mattawa does a brilliant job, and why don’t you and I own his Tocqueville?—I find myself particularly interested in how one translates…letters.

Read more