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On Translating the Insurrection – Matías Battistón's Experience of Translating James Stephens

In January 2016, the Argentinean translator and academic Matías Battistón took up his position as Trinity College Dublin Translator-in-Residence, a position jointly awarded by Literature Ireland and the Trinity Centre...
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2016 Commemorations at the London Book Fair

 2016 Commemorations at the London Book Fair
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Translating 1916

Literature Ireland (formerly Literature Ireland) is delighted to announce the publication in translation of a number of key works set during the 1916 Rising.
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John Banville Wins 2016 Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award

John Banville was awarded in the inaugural Prix Littéraire des Ambassadeurs de la Francophonie en Irlande / Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award on 12 April.  
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Writer Residency Opportunity in Berlin

Literature Ireland invites Irish fiction writers to apply for a four-week residency at the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin.
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Launch of Aves de invierno / Winter Birds

Literature Ireland in co-operation with the Trinity Centre for Literary Translation is delighted to launch a bilingual volume of Moya Cannon's poetry, 'Aves de invierno y otros poemas' ('Winter Birds...
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Our New Address!

As of Thursday 11 February, our new address will be:
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Call for applications to exhibit on the IRELAND at LONDON stand at London Book Fair 2016

IRELAND AT LONDON 2016 
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Marie Hermet, ILE's first translator-in-residence in 2016

Literature Ireland warmly welcomes the translator Marie Hermet, our first translator-in-residence in 2016! Marie's residency involves meetings with a number of Irish writers around Dublin and two workshops with the...
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Gains in translation: how Irish writing is sold at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Here's a link to an article in the Irish Times about our experiences at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. We seem to be getting busier every year!
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Bursary Opportunity in Ireland for Latin American Literary Translators in 2016

Literature Ireland in co-operation with The Centre for Literary Translation, Trinity College Dublin, wishes to invite applications from literary translators for a residential bursary in Dublin in the period January...
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Launch of New Writing from Ireland 2015

Literature Ireland will launch the 2015 edition of its annual catalogue this evening at 6:15 in the Alliance Française, Dublin 2. New Writing from Ireland features a selection of the finest Irish...
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Translation Duel

Save the date for the next Translation Duel! On Discover Research Dublin night, Literature Ireland in partnership with the Centre for Literary Translation is hosting a ‘translation duel’ to showcase...
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Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition

The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is now open for submissions.
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ALTA National Translation Award in the US

The American Literary Translators Association has just announced the longlist for the 2015 National Translation Award (NTA) in the US.
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Writer Residency Opportunity in Berlin

Literature Ireland invites Irish fiction writers to apply for a one-month residency at Literarisches Colloquium Berlin.
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Ireland at Frankfurt 2015

Literature Ireland invites expressions of interest from Irish publishers to exhibit and to promote their titles at the Ireland at Frankfurt stand at Frankfurt Book Fair, 14–18 October 2015.
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Residencies for Writers in Prague

Residencies for Writers in Prague
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Launch of Words Ireland

Words Ireland is a recently formed grouping of seven literature organisations, who are working collaboratively to provide coordinated professional development and resource services to the literature sector. The organisations involved are:...
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Translate in the City Summer School

City University London, in cooperation with And Other Stories, is again organising a translation competition as part of the Translate in the City Summer School.
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French Literature Event 13 May, Trinity Long Room Hub

Literature Ireland is delighted to support the '... to be a writer in contemporary France' event taking place in the Trinity Long Room Hub next Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
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Residencies at the Recollets International Exchange and Accommodation Centre in Paris

The City of Paris and the Institut Français are offering residencies at the Recollets International Exchange and Accommodation Centre in Paris.
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Przedwiośnie/An Early Spring - Event Invitation

To mark the inaugural PolskaÉire festival, Literature Ireland and the Arts Council are pleased to invite you to Przedwiośnie/An Early Spring - a celebration of Polish and Irish literature for...
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Welcome Fuat Sevimay

Literature Ireland and the Centre for Literary Translation are delighted to welcome the Turkish literary translator, Fuat Sevimay, as our 2015 Translator in Residence.
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ITEF- Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival: 2015 Professional Meetings Fellowship Program Open Call

ITEF- 2015 Istanbul Tanpinar Literature FestivalProfessional Meetings Fellowship ProgramOpen Call
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IRELAND AT LONDON 2015

Literature Ireland invites applications from Irish publishers wishing to exhibit and to promote their titles at the IRELAND at LONDON stand at the London Book Fair, which takes place 14–16 April 2015 at Olympia, London.
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Thank you, Huiyi Bao, 2014 Translator in Residence!

As we are about to announce the appointment of our 2015 translator in residence, we thought it might be appropriate to say goodbye and thank you to our wonderful 2014 Chinese...
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Residential Bursary Opportunity in Ireland for Turkish Literary Translators, 2015

 
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Translation Slam 2014

Literature Ireland in partnership with the Centre for Literary Translation, is hosting a translation slam!
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New Writing from Ireland published on 12 September 2014

New Writing from Ireland provides a snapshot of contemporary Irish writing. It is distributed to publishers, literary agents and translators around the world at major publishing events such as the...
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Joyce Scholarship and Looren Residency 2015

CALLING ALL JAMES JOYCE TRANSLATORS
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Ma Ainong Wins the Inaugural Irish Literature Translation Prize for Claire Keegan's 'Walk the Blue Fields'

Literature Ireland is delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural Irish-Chinese Literature Translation Prize, 2014.
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New Flash Fiction Competition: Flash Europa 28

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Call for applications to exhibit at FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR 2014

Literature Ireland invites expressions of interest from Irish publishers to exhibit and to promote their titles at the IRELAND at FRANKFURT stand at Frankfurt Book Fair, which takes place 8–12...
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TRANSLATING IRELAND: Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright & Hugo Hamilton + Doireann Ní Bhriain

Proudly presented by Literature Ireland in association with Dublin Writers Festival
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TRANSLATION TALKS: Bernhard Robben in conversation with Rachel McNicholl

Proudly presented by Literature Ireland and the Centre for Literary Translation, Trinity College Dublin
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Sinéad Morrissey wins 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry

Irish poet, Sinéad Morrissey, has won the 2013 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry. Considered to be the most prestigous prize in poetry in Britain, the TS Eliot is presented annually...
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Irish author Marita Conlon-McKenna participates in the International Festival of Children’s Books and Authors, Shanghai, China, November 2013

It was with great pleasure that Literature Ireland accepted an invitation to attend the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) this year.
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ILE joins the new Centre for Literary Translation, TCD

THE CENTRE FOR LITERARY TRANSLATION is a newly established partnership between Literature Ireland, Dalkey Archive Press, the Oscar Wilde Centre and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Trinity College Dublin. 
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ILE and the Council of the European Union

As part of Ireland's hosting the Council of the European Union between January and June 2013, Literature Ireland has donated over four hundred first editions of Irish literature in translation from our...
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Roma Kid by Kevin Barry, published exclusively by ILE

Roma Kid, a short story by the award-winning Irish writer Kevin Barry, has been granted exclusively to Literature Ireland for a limited time to mark our key role in the...
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FOR A FREE SET OF POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, SEND US AN EMAIL AT eventsATirelandliteratureDOTcom AND TELL US HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THEM! WE'LL POST A SET TO YOU. 
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