Small presses, translation interviews, and more

July 24, 2015

News, Reviews, and Interviews

The Brooklyn Small Press Flea Market will happen on Saturday, August 1, in front of the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Check out all the event details here.

Neustadt finalist E. L. Doctorow died this week at the age of 84. He was best known for his books Ragtime and Billy Bathgate.

Brazos Bookstore featured frequent WLT contributor George Henson in an interview highlighting the art of translation.

The Guardian asks readers to chime in: what brilliant books haven’t been translated into English yet?

English PEN member Jonathan Ruppin created a new book club celebrating translated literature. The first monthly meeting will take place at the Free Word Centre in London.

Fun Finds and Inspiration

Atlas Obscura has created an impressively detailed map of American literature’s most epic roadmaps. From Mark Twain to Cheryl Strayed, it’s an amazing line-up.

Margaret Wolfson looks at how branding pulls from literature to create campaigns and engaging content.

Hyperallergic examines sculptural micro-libraries and how some libraries are using unexpected creative endeavors to draw in readers.