with special guest Jen Calleja
Join us online on the 18th of February for this special Translator's Stammtisch with guest Jen Calleja,
organised by the Goethe-Institut Glasgow
© Robin Silas Christian
is a writer and literary translator based in London. She has translated over a dozen works of German-language literature including novels by Marion Poschmann, Kerstin Hensel, Raphaela Edelbauer and Michelle Steinbeck, and she was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019
and the Schlegel-Tieck Prize 2018
. Her own writing includes the short story collection I’m Afraid That’s All We’ve Got Time For
(Prototype, 2020) and the pamphlet essay Goblins
(Rough Trade Books, 2020), and she writes a column on literary translation for the Brixton Review of Books
. She is a PhD candidate at the University of East Anglia researching hybrid writing by women literary translators on the art of translation and writing her own experimental translator memoir; an extract from the latter was recently longlisted for the Ivan Juritz Prize 2020
and published in the anthology On Translation, Transmission & Transposition
(Bricks from the Kiln)
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