This installment of “Colloquy: Translators in Conversation” features Jennifer Grotz, Piotr Sommer, and Danielle Pierratti in conversation with Matvei Yankelevich and C. Francis Fisher.
Translating Eastern European Science Fiction (Part 2)
In this second part of the interview, Chris Clarke and Michael Kandel hone in on some of the biggest challenges Kandel faced when translating Stanislaw Lem, especially his humor and wordplay. (Part 2 of 2)
Translating Eastern European Science Fiction (Part 1)
Translator and Hopscotch editor Chris Clarke interviews Michael Kandel, retired editor, author, and longtime translator of Polish science fiction master Stanislaw Lem. Part 1 of 2.
Queer History Behind the Iron Curtain
Sean Gasper Bye discusses his translation of Remigiusz Ryziński's «Foucault in Warsaw» and its depiction of queer life behind the Iron Curtain with Tara Wanda Merrigan.