Interviews and opinion posts

In addition to the reviews section of the blog posts, here you can find links to a series of more reflective posts on women in translation, including interviews with translators and publishers.

International Women’s Day 2022: Break the Bias

The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing: a personal story

Books of the year 2021 (a personal and entirely subjective list)

Event recap: Gŵyl festival of literature in translation

Choose to Challenge: International Women’s Day 2021

Editorial and extract: Editor Sanya Semakula on Marie NDiaye’s Self-Portrait in Green

Interview with Jen Calleja and Kat Storace, founders of Praspar Press

Women in translation 2020: my literary picks for the year that was…

Interview with Guadalupe Nettel, author of Bezoar and Other Unsettling Stories

Interview with Helena Buffery, translator of The Passion According to Renée Vivien

Event review: Holiday Heart virtual book launch

Event recap: Gŵyl festival of literature in translation

Interview with Paula Gordon and Ellen Elias-Bursać, translators of Catherine the Great and the Small

Interview with Olja Knežević, author of Catherine the Great and the Small

Interview with Susan Curtis, director of Istros Books

Reading recommendations: the coronavirus edition

An open letter to friends of Translating Women

International Women’s Day 2020: Each for Equal

Building Bridges interview series: Nicci Praça

20 books to watch out for in 2020

Best of 2019

Translating Women conference 2019: reflections on activism in action

Building Bridges interview series: Charlotte Coombe

Building Bridges interview series: Sophie Lewis

Building Bridges interview series: Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Building Bridges interview series: Carolina Orloff, Charco Press

Building Bridges interview series: Nicky Harman

Building Bridges interview series: Nicky Smalley, And Other Stories

Building Bridges interview series: Jen Calleja

The Nobel Prize in Literature: Be More Olga

Building Bridges interview series: Becca Parkinson and Zoë Turner, Comma Press

Building Bridges interview series: Ros Schwartz

Building Bridges: introducing the Translating Women interview series 2019

5 women writers to discover in translation

20 books to inspire your summer reading

Changing the status quo: the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

On The Remainder, equality, and throwing out the rulebook: an interview with Sophie Hughes

The Chilli Bean Paste Clan: author Yan Ge and translator Nicky Harman debate their novel and its anti-hero

The Man Booker International 2019 longlist: picks, celebrations, and regrets

International Women’s Day: some thoughts on Women in Translation

Women in translation 2019: reflections and resolutions

Women in translation: the best of 2018

On borders, encounters, and #WiTWisdom

Reflections on the Year of Publishing Women: interview with Nicky Smalley of And Other Stories

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation 2018: longlist announced

Feminism is for everyone: Translating Feminisms and finding a voice