Dublin’s Hodges Figgis Bookshop will celebrate and explore 2017’s Women in Translation Month on Wednesday, August 2 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.:
Siobhán Parkinson of Little Island Books and Peter Fallon of The Gallery Press will join translator Rachel McNicholl in a conversation about books, translation and initiatives to promote international literature by women.
Refreshments, sponsored by Goethe-Institut Irland, will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Siobhan Parkinson is translator and publisher of Wherever it is Summer by Tamara Bach, which has been entered for the inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Siobhán was Ireland’s first Laureate na nÓg.
Peter Fallon is editor and co-translator of The Coast Road by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, which has also been entered for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. He is a member of Aosdána.
Rachel McNicholl is a freelance translator and editor. In 2016 she received a PEN/Heim translation award from PEN America.