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Translators Aloud

It has been two years since Tina Kover and Charlotte Coombe started a lockdown project of shining a light on literary translators and world literature. I’m one of the hundreds of literary translators who have had videos published by them since it began. A wonderful project that continues long after lockdowns have ended. Watch their…

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Reading from “Les Cœurs barbelés”

The YouTube site, Jill!, which was set up for women literary translators to read from their translations, has just published a short video of me reading a few pages from my translation of Les Cœurs barbelés, a New Caledonian novel by Claudine Jacques. The rough translation of the title is ‘Hearts Behind Barbed Wire’. It’s…

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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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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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