Translation as a Love Affair: Beyond Elsewhere, by Gabriel Arnou-Laujeac

When I first read Beyond Elsewhere (Plus loin qu’ailleurs, Éditions du Cygne), by Gabriel Arnou-Laujeac, I simply fell in love in a way that hadn’t happened since I first read Henry James. It compelled me to translate the book and present a translation panel at this week’s 2015 AWP conference in Minneapolis titled “Translation as a Love Affair: International Perspectives on Creative Process.” Did you ever fall in love with a book? So much that you felt the need to translate it? [Read more...]