Explore the art of translation and get insider tips on how to craft and showcase your work at this exclusive online Masterclass, with interactive Q&A.
Are you interested in a career as a literary translator for children or adults? David Colmer has translated the work of celebrated novelists and poets including Gerbrand Bakker, former Poet Laureates Ramsey Nasr and Ester Naomi Perquin; and iconic Dutch children’s author, Annie M.G. Schmidt. The translator of more than 60 book-length works of Dutch-language literature, his many prizes include the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and PEN Translation Prize. He discusses the translation process and the paths to developing a career in the world of literary translation with award-winning French language translator, Sarah Ardizzone. With more than forty titles to her name, her work spans picture books, graphic novels and travel memoirs as well as children’s, young adult and literary fiction.
This event is in partnership with New Dutch Writing.