Chris Meredith reporting from Slovenia

Dispatch #1  A Bend in the River

We all love snow. It had started falling when I left Wales on the Monday, the fifty-mile late-night drive to the airport bus winding through Powys and the Gwent hills in a darkness flickering with drifting bits of silver. After nine or ten hours ...more

New English translation of Haitian novel

Three years ago, in January 2010, Haiti was struck by an earthquake. The Translators’ House Wales Challenge that year selected an extract from Yanick Lahens’s La folie était venue avec la pluie for translation into English and Welsh. We were looking for someone who could bring the ...more

International writers and translators at Tŷ Newydd

In January, seven foreign writers and translators will be welcomed at Tŷ Newydd: National Writers' Centre for Wales. They have all been awarded Translators' House Wales residencies which have been made possible with the support of Literature Wales. During their stay translators ...more

Kolkata poetry translation workshop

Kathryn Gray joins Doris Kareva from Estonia and Indian poets writing in several languages in Kolkata at the end of January for a poetry translation workshop led by Akshay Pathak on behalf of Literature Across Frontiers. There will be a performance following the workshop at the ...more