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Saturday, October 12 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Words Around the World: Passports to the World

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Sponsored by Center for the Art of Translation and Babro Pro Suecia Foundation

Leading Bay Area author-translators shine a light on their practice, passion, and process to bring readers new work in English. With Dick Cluster, Jeffrey Leong, and Katie Silver. Moderated by Olivia E. Sears, founder of Center for the Art of Translation. Coffee provided by Bluestone Lane. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Olivia E. Sears

Olivia E. Sears is the board president and founder of the Center for the Art of Translation. She co-founded the journal Two Lines in 1993 and was its editor for 12 years. Sears has a BA in Humanities from Yale University and a PhD in Italian literature from Stanford University. As... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Jeffrey Leong

Jeffrey Thomas Leong is a poet and writer, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, who worked for nearly three decades as a public health administrator and attorney for the City of San Francisco. While earning his MFA in Writing at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, he translated anew... Read More →
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Dick Cluster

Dick Cluster is a writer and translator based in Oakland, California. His original work includes three novels and two books of history, most recently The History of Havana (with Rafael Hernández). Other Cuban writers he has translated include Aida Bahr, Pedro de Jesús, and Abel... Read More →
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Katie Silver

Katherine Silver is an acclaimed and award-winning literary translator with more than forty published translations. Her most recent and forthcoming publications include works by María Sonia Cristoff, Daniel Sada, César Aira, Julio Cortázar, Juan Carlos Onetti, and Julio Ramón... Read More →

Saturday October 12, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
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