“Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence.” – George Steiner

Esteemed British translator and recipient of the 2023 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature Daniel Hahn has translated close to a hundred books from Spanish, Portuguese and French and has documented his translation process in his acclaimed Catching Fire: A Translation Diary.

Prolific Indian poet and translator Jerry Pinto – who likens the act of translation to a “love affair” – translates poetry, fiction and memoirs from both Marathi and Hindi.

Paula Morris joins two masters of the field in conversation for the first time as they give insight into their craft and discuss the importance and value of reading beyond our borders.

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Last updated: 12 March 2024