Talking About Translation

Here are a few articles we have noticed online recently that address issues of translation.

The Guardian has a heartwarming story about successful marketing of translated Estonian fiction.

Charles Tan interviews Vandana Singh about writing in English and Hindi, and discovers than an Indian publisher, Zubaan Books, now has an online store.

Via the Croatian SF web site we discover that author Zoran Krušvar is blogging in English. The site also links to an interview with Aleksandar Žiljak where he talks about the Croatian SF scene.

Prof. Sagar Mal Gupta reports on the Eleventh Annual National Conference on Science Fiction in Indian Literature, which included discussion of the difficulty of translating science fiction.