Events

Two Voices
  • April 16, 2019 | 7:30pm

    Bright: Mui Poopoksakul in conversation with Saskia Vogel

    The Bindery | 1727 Haight Street | San Francisco, CA

    Mui Poopoksakul talks about her translation of Duanwad Pimwana’s Bright, the first-ever novel by a Thai woman to appear in English translation, with Saskia Vogel, moderated by Laura Goode.

  • April 11, 2019 | 7:30pm

    Translating Contemporary Russian Literature: Marian Schwartz on Olga Slavnikova and Leonid Yuzefovich

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, CA

    Marian Schwartz joins Sabrina Jaszi to talk about translating contemporary Russian literature and her latest translations of Leonid Yuzefovich’s Horsemen of the Sands and Olga Slavnikova’s The Man Who Couldn’t Die.

  • April 3, 2019 - April 4, 2019

    Translating Duanwad Pimwana: Mui Poopoksakul in Boston and New York

    Boston, MA | New York, NY

    Mui Poopoksakul travels to Boston and New York to talk about her translation of Duanwad Pimwana’s Bright, the first-ever novel by a Thai woman to appear in English translation.

  • March 30, 2019 | 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Property of the Imagination: Caribbean Literature in Translation (2019 AWP Conference)

    C125-126 |  Oregon Convention Center | Level 1 | Portland, Oregon

    Four translators of writers from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Martinique, and Haiti share their translations and speak about what has drawn them into the luminescent world of Caribbean writing.

  • March 29, 2019 | 7:00pm - 12:00am

    THE FUTURE OF TRANSLATION: A PARTY with Two Lines, The Literary Review & Arkansas International

    The Irving Street Studio | 907 NW Irving Street | Portland, Oregon

    Tonight belongs to translation! Join us for a party and performances by Gregory Pardlo, Mónica de la Torre, Jennifer Grotz, Curtis Bauer, Will Schutt, and others to celebrate 25 years of Two Lines publishing groundbreaking international literature.

  • March 28, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:15am

    25 Years of Two Lines (2019 AWP Conference)

    F152 | Oregon Convention Center | Level 1 | Portland, Oregon

    Celebrate 25 years of Two Lines AWP! Join past contributors and editors for a reading and discussion of the evolution of translation in the last two decades and of where this field is headed.

  • March 28, 2019 - March 30, 2019

    TLP @ AWP PDX

    Portland, Oregon

    Two Lines Press is going to AWP in Portland! Here’s where you can find us:

  • March 21, 2019 | 7:30pm

    An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence: Dana Grigorcea and Alta L. Price

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, CA

    Swiss-Romanian writer Dana Grigorcea and translator Alta L. Price discuss An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence, moderated by Sarah Rose Etter.

  • March 13, 2019 | 7:00pm

    Two Lines Press at Word Week 2019

    Umpqua Bank Noe Valley | 3938 24th St. | San Francisco

    Join Two Lines Press at Word Week, Noe Valley’s annual literary festival!

  • March 4, 2019 | 7:00pm

    Chicago Event: Edgar Garbelotto Discusses João Gilberto Noll’s Lord

    Unabridged Bookstore | 3251 North Broadway | Chicago, Illinois

    Edgar Garbelotto discusses his translation of João Gilberto Noll’s Lord with Susan Harris, editorial director of Words Without Borders. A Q&A and book signing will follow the discussion.

  • February 28, 2019 | 7:30pm

    Lord: Edgar Garbelotto and Adam Morris on João Gilberto Noll

    The Booksmith | 1644 Haight Street | San Francisco, CA

    Translators Edgar Garbelotto and Adam Morris join forces to discuss “one of Brazil’s true literary icons” (Literary Hub)—João Gilberto Noll—celebrating the release of Lord, Two Lines Press’s third novel from the Brazilian legend called “one of the most celebrated writers in contemporary Brazilian literature” by Guernica magazine.

  • February 11, 2019 | 7:30pm

    The structure of death, that we remain living in: Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi, Forrest Gander, and Brenda Hillman

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, CA

    Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi, Forrest Gander, and Brenda Hillman join us to talk about reenacting trauma and narrating death in Kim Hyesoon’s powerful new book, Autobiography of  Death, translated by Don Mee Choi.

  • January 10, 2019 | 7:30pm

    Dark Humor and Sharp Teeth: Translator Megan McDowell on Argentinian sensation Samanta Schweblin

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, CA

    Award-winning translator Megan McDowell joins Sarah Rose Etter to talk about translating Mouthful of Birds, a collection of spellbinding and eerily unsettling short stories from the Argentinian sensation Samanta Schweblin, author of Fever Dream.

  • December 11, 2018 | 7:00pm

    Cosmopolitan Wanderlust: Rachel Galvin and Harris Feinsod discuss Oliverio Girondo’s Decals

    The Laundry | 3359 26th Street | San Francisco, California

    Rachel Galvin and Harris Feinsod join Silvia Oviedo López to discuss their translation of Decals: Complete Early Poems by Oliverio Girondo, an important influence on Jorge Luis Borges and others.

  • November 15, 2018 | 7:30pm

    CANCELED Beyond the Russian Classics: Marian Schwartz

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, CA

    Due to poor air quality– the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the Bay Area is projected to be “very unhealthy”– our event with Marian Schwartz to discuss Horsemen of the Sands has been canceled.  Not all Russian literature is an 800-page tome from the 19th century. Marian Schwartz joins Sabrina Jaszi to talk about translating contemporary Russian literature and her latest translation of Leonid Yuzefovich’s Horsemen of the Sands. 

  • November 7, 2018 | 7:00pm

    The Order of the Day with author Éric Vuillard

    Jewish Community Library | 1835 Ellis Street | San Francisco, California

    French writer and filmmaker Éric Vuillard talks about The Order of the Day, winner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt and translated into English by Mark Polizotti.

  • October 23, 2018 | 7:30pm

    False Calm: María Sonia Cristoff & Katherine Silver

    American Bookbinders Museum | 355 Clementina Street | San Francisco, California

    Argentine author María Sonia Cristoff and translator Katherine Silver discuss False Calm, a journey through the ghost towns of Patagonia.

  • October 18, 2018 | 7:30pm

    Anniversaries: Damion Searls

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, California

    Damion Searls discusses his translation of Anniversaries: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl, by Uwe Johnson.

  • October 14, 2018 | 3:00pm

    Belonging: Kim Sagwa at Litquake

    Swedish American Hall | 2174 Market Street | San Francisco, California

    Award-winning Korean author Kim Sagwa and memoirist Sisonke Msimang discuss the complexities of young girls on the path to womanhood, from South Korea to South Africa, Canada, and beyond.

  • October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

    Litquake 2018: Words Around the World

    San Francisco, California

    CAT is sponsoring a weekend of global programming at Litquake this year.