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“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

Call for Applications: Translation Residency at the Maison de la littérature

The Literary Translators Association of Canada (LTAC) and the Maison de la littérature have teamed up to offer a two-week translation residency in Quebec City. From February 16 to 29, 2020, two participants—a translator and their author—will work together at the Maison de la littérature on a translation in progress. They will have access to an apartment at the Maison de la littérature, in the heart of Vieux-Québec. The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 23, 2019. Click here to learn more.

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