“I’m a Best-Selling Italian Author in America, But it’s Giles They Read in English,” Says Beppe Severgnini

To conclude my round of reviews on literary sessions held at the ATA Conference, here's a delightful take on the dynamics between author and translator

"Translating is like looking for a miracle," says Richard Wilbur

Interesting interview [published by El Pais in Spanish] with Richard Wilbur, two-time Pulitzer winner whose work is frequently featured on The New Yorker magazine.
 

NPR's Take on Literary Translations

Boston's NPR station has two pretty good articles about literary translation, including audio interviews and some excerpts of the novels and poems highlighted throughout the story.