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ACFNY Panel - The Sound of Translation

ACFNY Panel - The Sound of Translation

To kick off their call for this year’s translation prize, the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York City hosted this international panel discussion on literary translation, May 17, 2016, exploring some key challenges and surveying the current field of literary translation and publishing in English language. Moderated by well-known critic, author and translator Liesl Schillinger (The New Yorker; The New York Times Book Review), with panelists Tess Lewis (translator; former National Book Critics Circle board member), Michael Orthofer (National Book Critics Circle member; founder of the Complete Review:, Ross Ufberg (translator, author and co-founder of New Vessel Press), and publishing researcher Rüdiger Wischenbart, co-author of The Diversity Report (, forthcoming in 2016. The panel was introduced by ACFNY Director Christine Moser. (Recorded by Trafika Europe Radio: