It's time to start thinking about applying for the 2012 Sozopol Fiction Seminar, sponsored by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation, and over at Fiction Writers Review you can find a couple of reports from the 2011 participants to pique your interest: Part one and part two.
Additionally, worth checking out, is a review and interview with the Bulgarian writer Miroslav Penkov, author of the story collection East of the West.
(And a hint of things to come: Absinthe #17 is a special issue focused on Bulgaria!)
Translation, A Reciprocal Process [Interview with Kareem James Abu-Zeid on "Nothing More to Lose" by Najwan Darwish] - *It’s always interesting to read a translator’s commentary on his or her translation process. For me personally, hearing how other translators think and ...
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