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“Opportunities” by Claudine Jacques

Today my translation of Claudine Jacques’ short story, “Opportunités” / “Opportunities” was published by The AALITRA Review in Melbourne. It’s about a young Frenchman who unexpectedly inherits a New Caledonian fortune, and the observations he makes of islanders who need possessions and those who don’t. “Opportunités” is from her award winning 2020 collection Caledonia Blues.…

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Jonah’s Whale

Today my translation of Claude Aveline’s radio play, “La Baleine de Jonas”, or “Jonah’s Whale”, has come out in Delos Journal at the University of Florida. I invite you to check it out. It’s accompanied by a long commentary, which together with the translation represents months of unpaid work. My reward is in offering it…

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The Ragpicker

‘The Ragpicker’, my translation of ‘La Chiffonnière’ by Théodore de Banville, has just been published today in The AALITRA Review, a peer-reviewed online journal published by The Australian Association for Literary Translation. I found it in a collection by Banville, Contes féeriques (Faeric Tales). The first time I read ‘La Chiffonnière’ (for I read it…

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