Articles for Translation profession

“How we are translated”, a novel which explores the “in-between-ness” of living in several languages at the same time

by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village Jessica Gaitán Johannesson is a Swedish-Colombian writer and climate justice activist based in Edinburgh. Her first novel, “How We Are Translated”, has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize, the most prestigious award for debut novelists from the UK and ...

Translating a great literary classic about a pandemic during a pandemic: the case of the new English version of Albert Camus’ “The Plague”

by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village Laura Marris, a well-known American writer and translator, began working on a new English translation of the novel “The Plague”, by Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus, in September 2019, just months before the COVID-19 pandemic exploded. Camus’ book is an ...