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Tag: Catulle Mendès

Reading from ‘Tears on the Sword’

The Agorist Writers Workshop published a translated story of mine a couple of years ago, Tears on the Sword, originally by Catulle Mendès. While we are all isolating ourselves at home, the editor suggested that their published authors make videos of themselves reading parts of their own stories. Here’s me reading the first of three…

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Fairytale Riot

My translation of Catulle Mendès’ short story, ‘Tears on the Sword’, was published earlier this year in an anthology by the Agorist Writers Workshop. My contributor copies have just arrived in the mail, and I’m very pleased to see the quality of the books. It’s available for purchase on Amazon.         *…

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My authors: Catulle Mendès

A few weeks ago I wrote about the French author, Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé, whose stories I’ve translated (at least, a few). Today I’ll give you some titbits on de Vogüé’s contemporary and fellow countryman, Catulle Mendès, a turn-of-the-century writer who believed in the wonder of imagination to help readers through the barren polluted landscapes of…

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