Translation Slam

Panel Discussion
09 May 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd St.
New York, NY 10009
 $12 in advance, $15 at the door

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 Kyzer, Kara B. Thors, Terry Gallagher, and Iyasu Nagata. Hosted by Allison Markin Powell and Björn Halldórsson.

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

Björn Halldórsson
K.B. Thors
Larissa Kyzer
Kanako Nishi
Allison Markin Powell
Terry Gallagher
Iyasu Adair Nagata
Gerður Kristný

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