News from the Press
If you missed our emailed news posting for the year, you can read it here.
An Open Letter
Read An Open Letter from the Bill Lavender to Forrest Gander and Copper Canyon Press, concerning the new Neruda release....
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Friedman and Orlowsky win NEA
Washington, DC — Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that JEFF FRIEDMAN and co-translators Dzvinia Orlowsky have been recommended for an NEA Literature Translation Fellowship of $12,500. Friedman and Orlowsky were awarded one of only 20 fellowships for 2016. In total, the NEA plans to distribute $275,000 in this round to support the new translation of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from 11 different languages into English.
Mieczysław Jastrun was born in Korolówka, Poland, in 1903. Over his lifetime he published more than a dozen books of poetry along with other volumes of essays, a memoir, and translations from German, Russian and French literature into Polish. His collection Memorials was translated into English by Friedman and Orlowsky and published by Dialogos Press in 2014.
Kevin Fortuna in Ireland
Kevin Fortuna and The Dunning Man featured on Irish radio.
Kevin Fortuna is giving a series of interviews in Ireland this week, and in conjunction with this we are offering special shipping rates on The Dunning Man paperback to our Irish customers, with a portion of the proceeds donated to Concern Worldwide.