Category Archives: Literary translation

To CPD or not to CPD?

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I’ve got to be honest, I thought 99% of translators were on the same page as me when it comes to CPD, or Continuing Professional Development. I thought it was something that we all did, sometimes in an on-the-job way, for example, the research that needs to be done to carry out a project. Other times, in an “on-purpose” way, i.e. doing a specific course.

I was wrong.

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Literary Translation & The London Book Fair

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This month I attended the London Book Fair for the second year in a row. And for the second year in a row I found it exhilarating, scary, intimidating, friendly and informative. All to greater or lesser degrees than the previous year. This year, I went with a definite plan, a series of appointments and a better idea of the maze layout at Kensington Olympia. Did these three elements help me in my goal to gain more of a foothold in the world of literary translation? Immeasurably. I would advise anyone who’s attending an event of any sort to do the same. But this post isn’t about any old event, it’s about the London Book Fair. Read More

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