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PEN Reading: Alex Zucker and The Movement

August 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

WOMEN IN TRANSLATION MONTH READING SERIES (SESSION 3) [VIRTUAL]

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Digital Event

Moderator: Nancy Naomi Carlson
Denise Kripper (translator) and Adriana Riva (Spanish)
Takato Lento (translator) and Mari Kashiwagi (Japanese)
Karen Leeder (translator) and Ulrike Almut Sandig (German)
Heather Jeanne Denyer (translator) and Hermine Yollo (French)
Alex Zucker (translator) and Petra Hůlová (Czech)

 

Alex Zucker’s translations include novels by J. R. Pick, Petra Hůlová, Jáchym Topol, Magdaléna Platzová, Tomáš Zmeškal, Josef Jedlička, Heda Margolius Kovály, Patrik Ouředník, and Miloslava Holubová. He is a winner of the American Literary Translators Association’s National Translation Award and two English PEN Writing in Translation awards.

Petra Hůlová’s eight novels and three plays—defined by her once as “3G”: gender, generations, geography—have won numerous awards and have been translated into 13 languages. She studied language, culture, and anthropology at universities in Prague, Ulan Bator, and New York, and was a Fulbright Scholar in the United States.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-3/

 

Details

Date:
August 26, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-3/

WOMEN IN TRANSLATION MONTH READING SERIES (SESSION 3) [VIRTUAL]

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Digital Event

Moderator: Nancy Naomi Carlson
Denise Kripper (translator) and Adriana Riva (Spanish)
Takato Lento (translator) and Mari Kashiwagi (Japanese)
Karen Leeder (translator) and Ulrike Almut Sandig (German)
Heather Jeanne Denyer (translator) and Hermine Yollo (French)
Alex Zucker (translator) and Petra Hůlová (Czech)

 

Alex Zucker’s translations include novels by J. R. Pick, Petra Hůlová, Jáchym Topol, Magdaléna Platzová, Tomáš Zmeškal, Josef Jedlička, Heda Margolius Kovály, Patrik Ouředník, and Miloslava Holubová. He is a winner of the American Literary Translators Association’s National Translation Award and two English PEN Writing in Translation awards.

Petra Hůlová’s eight novels and three plays—defined by her once as “3G”: gender, generations, geography—have won numerous awards and have been translated into 13 languages. She studied language, culture, and anthropology at universities in Prague, Ulan Bator, and New York, and was a Fulbright Scholar in the United States.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-3/

 

Details

Date:
August 26, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-3/