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Alessandro Gallenzi – The Craft of Translation: Publishing and Translating Fiction in the UK (Middlesex University)

22 February 2015

Middlesex University, London

Centre for Education Research and Scholarship – Interpreting and Translation Seminars

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 11:00-13:00, Room C209 (College Building)

 

Alessandro Gallenzi – The Craft of Translation: Publishing and Translating Fiction in the UK

Prize-winning publisher and translator Alessandro Gallenzi will share his thoughts about translation and talk about his fifteen-year experience as a publisher of translated fiction, touching on the challenges and opportunities of publishing in the digital age and describing the way British Publishing has changed over the last ten years.

 

Alessandro Gallenzi is the founder of Hesperus Press, Alma Books and Alma Classics, and the successor of John Calder at the helm of Calder Publications. As well as being a literary publisher with almost ten years of experience, he is a prize-winning translator, a poet, a playwright and a novelist. His verse translation of Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock won the Premio Biblioteca di Monselice special award in 2010.

Alessandro Gallenzi

Publisher and Managing Director

Alma Books Ltd – Alma Classics Ltd

INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR 2013

www.almabooks.com

www.almaclassics.com

www.bloggerel.com

 

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For further information please contact Abele Longo, MA Translation Programme Leader, a.longo@mdx.ac.uk

 

Middlesex University

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/get-in-touch/directions-london

 

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