Translation workshop with Cuban poet

The 2013 Translators’ House Wales Translation Challenge will be launched on Saturday the 22nd of June at Tŷ Newydd, Llanystumdwy. This year the challenge will be to translate into Welsh or English a poem by Cuban poet, Víctor Rodríguez Núñez.

To coincide with the launch of the ...more

Siân Melangell Dafydd on translation

'Translating makes you read closer than ever. It forces this privilege on you. Sentences I read, loved and left, suddenly make me wonder if I ever really understood at all.' 

On the train, 5.30 a.m. start.  I’ve had a snooze, two raw brownies and a green juice. Now I’m ready to ...more

New translators in focus at Free Word, London

The British Centre for Literary Translation will be celebrating the success of the 2013 BCLT Mentoring Programme and the launch of First Lines 2/2013 on Thursday, June the 13th. Siân Melangell Dafydd, author of Y Trydydd Peth (The Third Thing), will be amongst the featured ...more

Fiction Fiesta 2013

The Exchange is looking forward to Fiction Fiesta later this month (17-19th of May, 2013). We are glad to be collaborating with its curator, Richard Gwyn, on making literature travel between Wales and Latin America.

Fiction Fiesta celebrates international fiction and poetry in ...more

Gimbal – the interactive literary iPhone app

Literature Across Frontiers and Comma Press launch a new iPhone application. 

Gimbal offers a new way of reading the city. Choose a city – anywhere in the world – and be transported to it by its fiction. Traverse its precincts. Map your way through its quarters or ...more