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Reading Madame Gorgibus

Today I discovered a video of myself reading from my translation, “Madame Gorgibus”, a short story in Jean Lorrain’s collection, Contes pour lire à la chandelle, or “Stories to Read by Candlelight”. Translators Aloud has a YouTube site where they publish short videos of just a few minutes each, in which literary translators read from…

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Fire Stealer

Today my translation of a time-travel short story by Théodore de Banville, ‘Fire Stealer’, has been published by the online literary journal, Bewildering Stories. The story is free to read here. When you get to the end you’ll find a link to three challenge questions written by the journal editor, questions for the thinking man…

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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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Attracting attention

Needing to make a connection between the world’s readers and my published works, I’m wondering how I can do this and keep myself in the background, attracting attention to the books and not to myself. Presently I’m learning how to market my book, Stories to Read by Candlelight, published in September last year. Of course,…

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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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