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The Communicating Vessels


Thursday, August 26, 2021 Online

Join Alexander Booth, translator of The Communicating Vessels by Friederike Mayröcker, and Sarah Riggs, translator of Etel Adnan's Time, for a conversation in celebration of Women in Translation Month. With White Whale Bookstore. Register, and find more details, here.

"There are very few writers who will truly change the way you approach reading and writing.... You, Friederike Mayröcker, have been one of them for me."
—Alexander Booth, For Friederike Mayröcker

Event Details
Thursday, August 26, 2021
6:00 PM EST
Online on Zoom

Alexander Booth

is a writer and translator who lives in Berlin. A recipient of a 2012 PEN Heim Translation Fund Grant for translations from the German poetry of Lutz Seiler, his poems and translations have appeared online and in print at Asymptote, Dear Sir, FreeVerse, Konundrum and Modern Poetry in Translation.

Sarah Riggs

is the author of five books of poetry in English: Waterwork (2007), Chain of Miniscule Decisions in the Form of a Feeling (2007), 60 Textos (2010), Autobiography of Envelopes (2012), and Pomme & Granite (2015). She has translated and co-translated six books of contemporary French poetry into English, including most recently Oscarine Bosquet’s Present Participle. Sarah Riggs lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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