Translation Nation at The Emerging Writers’ Festival

7:30 PM, Wednesday 27 May 2015

Bella Union, Trades Hall
54 Victoria Street Melbourne

Marvel at the mysteries of language, meaning and literary tradition, as five of Australia’s most exciting emerging translators perform parts of one whole story in Mandarin, Indonesian, Spanish, Italian and Japanese. This live translation will be followed by a panel discussion, illuminating the challenges and rewards of reshaping a writer’s work across language barriers, exploring the creative act of translation and demystifing this essential part of the writing world. Featuring Liam Pieper, Paula Aparicio, Cecilia Liando, Daniela Scarcella, Bin Xue, Gabriel Garcia Ochoa and Emily Durbin.

Proudly presented by Monash University Faculty of Arts

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