“Writers create national literatures and translators create a universal literature. Without translators, we writers would be nothing, condemned as we would be to living within the confines of our own language. We are all translated and we are all translators.”
José Saramago quoted in La Nación (Buenos Aires) on May 2, 2003
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LTAC member Lazer Lederhendler has won the 2016 Governor General’s award for The Party Wall, his translation of Catherine Leroux’s Le mur mitoyen, published by Biblioasis. Lederhendler’s translation was also [...]
LTAC member Sheila Fischman was honored by being named to the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award longlist for The Orange Grove, her translation of L’orangeraie, alongside its author, Quebec’s Larry [...]