Literary awards, translation mistakes & curiosities, profiles, bestsellers, and other relevant topics about translated literature worldwide.

Literary News
Sharing Your Work With Russian Speakers ― Reasons to Translate Your Book into Russian

English-to-Russian translator Elena Tereshchenkova shares some interesting tips for authors of books in English who would like to enter the Russian market

RecBLOG: Words Without Borders

Check out Words Without Borders' special edition on Brazil and its literature

TED Talk ― Mac Barnett: "Why a Good Book is a Secret Door"

This TED Talker may say that he dedicates his life to lying to children, but the way he talks about his process in creating children's literature is nothing but heartwarming

RecBLOG: "Blabbing Translators" the 1st live talk show dedicated to T&I professionals

Learn more about the first (and only) talk show made by translators and for translators

RecBLOG: Japanese Literature in English by Allison Markin Powell

Japanese Literature in English is not only a blog with news about books from Japan, but also a searchable database on the subject


Recommended blogs with relevant posts on translation and literature. This section is updated every 10th of the month.


News on sessions about literary translations, self-publishing, and ebooks. Updated especially after each ATA conference.


Articles by contributors who share reading and translating experiences. This section is updated every 20th of the month

TED Talks

Every 30th of the month we'll highlight a talk about languages, translation, writing, or publishing.


Section dedicated to book reviews―whether they have been translated or were read in a foreign language, talk about translation or are the result of self-publishing efforts. And, because we're all about collective reading, we welcome guest bloggers who wish to contribute with their book reviews.


The name of this section says it all: We'll be posting reviews on movies and TV series inspired by literature. We welcome guest bloggers, so drop us a line if you have a review you'd like to see featured here.