How is the position of translated literary fiction evolving as compared to literature in general? How are diverse linguistic communities finding their respective audiences, especially by comparison to a globalized culture with English as a predominant lingua franca? And how successful are sponsors of various forms of support to translated literature in the aim of […]

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The Diversity Report 2016 discusses By country data on major translation markets; Which authors, publishers and genres shape the business of translation most strongly; The role of public funding Building on 10 years of research, the Diversity Report 2016 summarizes original insights for publishers, agents, authors, translators, policy makers and educators. Free download at www.wischenbart.com/diversity.   […]

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A summary of the BookExpo America Global Market Forum 2014: Books in Translation. Wanderlust for the Written Word. (Disclosure: The event was curated by RĂ¼diger Wischenbart for BEA) Everybody agreed that at once, books in translation found a way out of their obscure niche. But the question as to how, and why, was already widely […]

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