Recent Blog Entries

Women in Translation Month Q&A with Kaiama L. Glover

Women in Translation Month is coming to a close, but we have time for one more Q&A, with Kaiama Glover, whose translation of Marie Vieux-Chauvet's Dance on the Volcano was released earlier this year. She was kind enough to take the time to answer some questions for us about translation and her work.

Book Culture on Columbus's Women in Translation Month Display!

August is Women in Translation Month! We've celebrated with a cocktail hour and an author Q&A as well as other events, and Book Culture on Columbus joins in the celebration with a display, featuring some of their favorite books by women writing in a language other than English.

Q&A with Khiara M. Bridges, author of The Poverty of Privacy Rights

Khiara M. Bridges is Professor of Law and of Anthropology at Boston University. She is the author of Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization (2011) and The Poverty of Privacy Rights (2017) out this past June from Stanford Law Books. Khiara took some time to answer a few of our questions about The Poverty of Privacy Rights, ethnographic research, and poverty in the United States. 

Women in Translation Month Q&A with Lina Meruane

August in Women in Translation Month--a whole month dedicated to celebrating literature by women in translation! We started the month by talking about some of our favorite books by women in translation; on Friday we hosted a fantastic event with translators Susan Bernofsky, John Keene, Ann Goldstein, and Nathan Xavier Osorio. Next up we have Lina Meruane, an author we love, whose book Seeing Red was translated by Megan McDowell.