Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Anthea Bell on starting out in literary translation

It's perhaps a Parkbench first to do a post solely to direct readers to another blog, but never say never...

I often get questions from new literary translators about what starting out involves. From now on, I'll direct them to this:

Anthea Bell, one of the greats of literary translation, has done a guest blog post here. If you've ever considered translation as a career, read the post and know that her advice is coming from a pro whose work is admired the world over.