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Women in Translation month with English PEN and Tilted Axis

  • The Second Shelf 14 Smith's Court London (map)

August is Women in Translation Month, a time to ask whose voices are – and aren't – heard in literature.

Women and nonbinary people are translated less than male writers, and Western writers are translated more than non-Western writers. So who gets translated and who gets to translate? How are linguistic and literary decolonisation linked? And how do these questions manifest for women and non-binary writers and translators?

Writer-activist Khairani Barokka and others will be exploring some of these questions in a special event organised with English PEN and Tilted Axis Press.