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PEN Reading: Arthur Reiji Morris and Solo Dance

August 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

WOMEN IN TRANSLATION MONTH READING SERIES (SESSION 1) [VIRTUAL]

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Digital Event

Moderator: Piotr Florczyk
Kelsi Vanada (translator) and Natalia Litvinova (Spanish)
Arthur Reiji Morris (translator) and Li Kotomi (Japanese)
Kira Josefsson (translator) and Hanna Johansson (Swedish)
Adriana X. Jacobs (translator) and Vaan Nguyen (Hebrew)
Julia Grawemeyer (translator) and Marie-Christine Bernard (French)

 

Arthur Reiji Morris is a translator from the Japanese. His translation of Solo Dance by Li Kotomi is his first full-length literary translation and will be published by World Editions in 2022.

Li Kotomi is a bilingual Japanese-Chinese writer, translator, and interpreter. She was born in Taiwan in 1989 and moved to Japan in 2013. In 2017, she won the 60th Gunzō New Writers’ Prize for her first novel, Solo Dance, written in Japanese, her second language.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-1/

Details

Date:
August 12, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-1/

WOMEN IN TRANSLATION MONTH READING SERIES (SESSION 1) [VIRTUAL]

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Digital Event

Moderator: Piotr Florczyk
Kelsi Vanada (translator) and Natalia Litvinova (Spanish)
Arthur Reiji Morris (translator) and Li Kotomi (Japanese)
Kira Josefsson (translator) and Hanna Johansson (Swedish)
Adriana X. Jacobs (translator) and Vaan Nguyen (Hebrew)
Julia Grawemeyer (translator) and Marie-Christine Bernard (French)

 

Arthur Reiji Morris is a translator from the Japanese. His translation of Solo Dance by Li Kotomi is his first full-length literary translation and will be published by World Editions in 2022.

Li Kotomi is a bilingual Japanese-Chinese writer, translator, and interpreter. She was born in Taiwan in 1989 and moved to Japan in 2013. In 2017, she won the 60th Gunzō New Writers’ Prize for her first novel, Solo Dance, written in Japanese, her second language.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-1/

Details

Date:
August 12, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://pen.org/event/women-in-translation-month-reading-series-session-1/