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Tag: English Literary Translation

  • Translator in residence at the Vertalershuis Antwerpen | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    Translator in residence at the Vertalershuis Antwerpen

    This past January, I was lucky enough to spend time in Antwerp as a translator in residence at the Vertalershuis, a beautiful haven for literary translators working on books by Flemish authors, sponsored by Flanders Literature. It was a wonderful opportunity to get away and spend more time with my current book translation, Het smelt by…

  • Translating Revolutionary Road | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    Translating Revolutionary Road

    This year I had the pleasure of working with award-winning Dutch actor Jacob Derwig on the translation of his marvellous play Revolutionary Road, based on the classic American novel by Richard Yates. The fact that Yates’s novel was originally written in English and Jacob’s stage adaptation of it was written in Dutch made for a fascinating literary…

  • ELV Zomercursus Literair Vertalen 2017 | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    ELV Zomercursus Literair Vertalen 2017

    From August 21st to 25th, I had the tremendous pleasure of participating in the ELV Summer School for Literary Translation in Utrecht. This year, the week-long intensive course put the spotlight on three languages into which there is a growing demand for translated Dutch literature: French, Turkish and English. As English translators, we learned all…