“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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The Literary Translator’s Association of Canada presents a Words on the move event in partnership with the Student Association in Translation

The Literary Translators Association of Canada (LTAC) and the Student Association in Translation are happy to invite all literature enthusiasts to translate two selected texts in the language of their [...]

RAPPEL: Parole-Création presents a Translam in partnership with the Literary Translator’s Association of Canada

RAPPEL: Parole-Création (Regroupement des auteurs professionnels, publics et émergents lavallois) invites you to discover the process behind literary translation during a trilingual Translam (French, English and Portugese) featuring three guest [...]

Lazer Lederhendler wins his second GG in English translation

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 [...]