Monthly Archives: April 2010

Tim Parks speaks wise words

Why translators deserve some credit: It’s time to acknowledge translators – the underpaid and unsung heroes behind the global success of many writers, says Tim Parks. I was very interested to find this piece on translation by Tim Parks in yesterday’s Observer. He’s one of those rare birds who is both a successful writer and […]
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More Bologna interviews

Here are three more interviews that I did in the run-up to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators symposium in Bologna. They’re hosted on Cynsations, Cynthia Leitich Smith’s fabulous blog, which is packed with fascinating information, stories and tips for anyone who’s interested in children’s books. Go and check it out! I linked […]
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Bologna and Beyond!

Had a great meeting at the American Book Center in The Hague yesterday, talking with other SCBWI members about the book fair in Bologna and sharing all our news. I passed on some stories from the SCBWI symposium and talked about the Netherlands showcase that I hosted at the SCBWI stand on Thursday afternoon. Thanks […]
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