Queer Feminist Icons: Audre Lorde

The second in our series, in this blog we spotlight Audre Lorde, the American writer, feminist, and civil rights activist. Self-described as “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet”, Lorde’s work continues to inspire us as she combatted racism, sexism and homophobia through her writing. Audre Lorde was a 20th century American writer and poet, born in 1934 in New York to …

Sisterhood in Translation: Translation Partnerships You Can Get Excited About

Translation Partnerships in Focus: Han Kang/Deborah Smith & Elena Ferrante/Ann Goldstein I imagine the process of assigning a translator to a book must be a bit like matchmaking. Rather than deciding if two people might have a romantic connection, a publisher must ask themselves whether the translator will connect with the text. Will they be able to not only translate …