Translation Slam

NUYORICAN POETS CAFE
236 E. 3RD ST.
NEW YORK, NY 10009

The Festival favorite returns! Witness an illuminating and exhilarating literary debate with competing translations of Japanese and Icelandic poems. Then, join an interactive discussion on the art of translation with Icelandic poet Gerður Kristný and Japanese writer Kanako Nishi, who will be joined by literary translators Larissa KyzerKara B. ThorsTerry Gallagher, and Iyasu Nagata. Hosted by Allison Markin Powell and Björn Halldórsson.

Presented with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and the PEN America Translation Committee.











When: Thu., May 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NUYORICAN POETS CAFE
236 E. 3RD ST.
NEW YORK, NY 10009

The Festival favorite returns! Witness an illuminating and exhilarating literary debate with competing translations of Japanese and Icelandic poems. Then, join an interactive discussion on the art of translation with Icelandic poet Gerður Kristný and Japanese writer Kanako Nishi, who will be joined by literary translators Larissa KyzerKara B. ThorsTerry Gallagher, and Iyasu Nagata. Hosted by Allison Markin Powell and Björn Halldórsson.

Presented with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and the PEN America Translation Committee.

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