Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gendered gloss

At the end of women in translation month, where are all the women in the translator’s toolbox? Glossarissimo collates glossaries and resources on EVERYTHING from watermark terminology to a dictionary of Victorian slang. It really is useful and comprehensive. When you’re

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Women in Translation Month: Trafika Europe and Aurélia Lassaque

The Edinburgh festivals are full of wonderful translation events, but this one may have sold out faster than most. Trafika Europe is celebrating their first anniversary with two poets: a Saami man and an Occitan woman. Trafika is a gorgeous online

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Women in Translation Month: Menna Elfyn

“Why write? It is so much easier to say when I started to write. I fell in love with words, and wordsmiths such as Dylan Thomas… in the ‘fifties, when I was growing up, the Welsh language was still seen

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Tove Jansson 101: Riviera Memories

Tove Jansson turns 101 this Sunday. She was 61 exactly when I was born, so I will be celebrating at a secret location on the day, hence the advance nature of this post. What is there to celebrate this year? For

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