Category Archives: Translation events

What I Did on Translation Summer Camp

Hello, I’m home! So far I’m feeling completely unable to adjust to normal life, so I thought I’d write a bit about my summer school experience, in order to delay the moment when I’m going to have to get back … Continue reading

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Summer school time!

I’m off to Norwich today for BCLT Summer School, hurrah! I am taking all of my clothes, because the weather for the week looks like this: I am all nervous and excited and a bit worried that everybody there is … Continue reading

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Good news!

I thought my BCLT Summer School experience in 2011 would be a once-in-a-lifetime thing, until this year they introduced an advanced Japanese-to-English workshop, specifically aimed at people who had attended the summer school before (or have ‘equivalent translation experience’). I … Continue reading

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Translating good stories

After such a positive first couple of posts, I thought it was time to talk about some things that annoy me. Two things annoyed me repeatedly at the London Book Fair: snobbery about genre fiction, and use of the phrase … Continue reading

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BCLT Masterclass fun

The other thing that made last week such an excellent translation week for me was the translation masterclass at the Free Word Centre with the utterly brilliant Michael Emmerich (also organised by BCLT. Aren’t they great?). Michael sent us several … Continue reading

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London Book Fair 2013

This week has been pretty excellent, translation-wise. I spent Monday and Tuesday at the London Book Fair, which is something I always enjoy – I’ve attended for six years running now, as a student, an exhibitor and now as a … Continue reading

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