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Fill 2018: Translation Workshop

(This is a past event and is no longer running)

A special workshop with translator Vincenzo Latronico who is also a panelist on The Politics of Translation. Drawing from his experience as a lecturer and running workshops, Vincenzo will use samples from different translations of F.S. Fitzgerald’s work to offer an introduction to literary translation, inviting the participants to take part in a few simple interactive activities. Just bring a notebook, a pen, and your passion for words.

Vincenzo Latronico is a writer and translator living in Milan. He has published three novels, a play and a non-fiction book about Ethiopia (with Armin Linke). As a translator, he focuses mainly on new versions of literary classics; after translating H.G. Wells, Oscar Wilde and F.S. Fitzgerald, he is currently working on Alexandre Dumas’ Le Comte de Monte-Cristo. He is also the guest editor of the 2018 Serving Library Annual on “Translation as a medium”.

Additional Information

This workshop is designed for bilingual Italian-English participants and will focus on English-to-Italian translation.