112th: Women in Translation Month Open Mic
Join us at Book Culture 112th on Wednesday, July 31st at 7pm for a special Women in Translation Month Open Mic!
This is a space to read original translations of poetry and short prose, published or in progress, or a piece by a favorite writer or translator.
Additionally, we're so excited to welcome writer and translator Katrine Øgaard Jensen as our host for the evening!
We will limit selections to 3 minutes. Signup sheet will go up at 6:45pm.
We look forward to celebrating with you and hearing your selections of women writers from around the world!
Katrine Øgaard Jensen is a writer and translator from the Danish. She is the recipient of several fellowships and awards, most recently the 2018 National Translation Award in Poetry for her translation of Ursula Andkjær Olsen’s book-length poem Third-Millennium Heart (Action Books/Broken Dimanche Press, 2017). A founding editor of EuropeNow, she has served as a judge for several international literary awards, including the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation and the Best Translated Book Awards. She teaches literary translation in the School of the Arts MFA Writing Program at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn.