April 8 – Trafika Europe – Four Takes: An Evening of Translation from Danish, Czech, Bosnian and Armenian

Four excellent literary translators present and discuss their latest work in this evening dedicated to helping Trafika Europe Radio get on the air!

KATRINE ØGAARD JENSEN (Editor in Chief, Columbia Journal) translates poems from Danish by Theis Ørntoft.

ALEX ZUCKER (Co-Chair, PEN Translation Committee) reads from Love Letter in Cuneiform, his translation from Czech of Tomáš Zmeškal’s first novel.

JENNIFER ZOBLE (Founding Editor of InTranslation) reads and discusses her translation of the new memoir by acclaimed and colorful Bosnian writer Miljenko Jergović.

Visiting Armenian poet MARINE PETROSSIAN will perform and discuss her own translations from Armenian of her latest poetry.

Trafika Europe Director ANDREW SINGER will be on hand to host this event, and tell you all about Trafika Europe Radio – Europe’s literary radio station! This is real community radio for literature from across the whole continent – the 47 countries of Council of Europe.

Come on out, enjoy some great food and drink, and show your support for this exciting project! Radio campaign: http://igg.me/at/TrafikaEuropeRadio

Trafika Europe – Four Takes: An Evening of Translation from Danish, Czech, Bosnian and Armenian
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
7-9PM
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria.
2
113 Amsterdam ave, (at 165 st)
New York, NY

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