Events

Two Voices
  • September 21, 2017 | 7:30pm

    Swallowing Mercury: Wioletta Greg

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, California

    Polish author Wioletta Greg discusses her new novel from Transit Books, Swallowing Mercury, with Molly Parent.

  • September 28, 2017 | 6:00pm

    National Translation Month Event – A Community of Translators

    The Homestead Backroom | 19th & Folsom | San Francisco, California

    Join us for a casual evening event to celebrate the art of translation and share translations-in-progress with a room full of other translators.

  • October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017

    Words Around the World: Litquake’s International Week

    Multiple venues | San Francisco, California

    The Center for the Art of Translation is partnering with Litquake to bring world-class authors and translators to the Litquake festival for an unparalleled five nights of world literature.

  • October 13, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    The European Refugee Crisis: Havarie/Collision and the Art of Slow Cinema

    Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission | 2550 Mission Street | San Francisco, California

    Inspired by a short cellphone video of a raft of refugees, shot by a tourist from the deck of a cruise ship, Merle Kröger and Philip Scheffner created both a feature film and a novel, Havarie (Collision).

  • October 18, 2017 | 5:30pm

    Children’s Literature in Translation: Celebrating Elsewhere Editions with Roger Mello and Daniel Hahn

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, California

    World literature is for kids too! Celebrate international children’s literature with Brazilian writer and illustrator Roger Mello and Daniel Hahn, editor of the Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature.

  • October 26, 2017 | 6:00pm

    A Working Woman Happy Hour

    Center for the Art of Translation | 582 Market Street, Suite 700 | San Francisco, CA

    Join us for happy hour at the CAT and Two Lines offices to celebrate the release of A Working Woman. Stop by after work for wine and tapas and hear readings from the book by Two Lines staff.

  • November 2, 2017 | 7:00pm

    Poems from Far and Wide: Ilya Kaminsky, Dominic Luxford, and Jesse Nathan

    Churchill’s The Office, 194 Church Street (at Market), San Francisco, California

    Founding editors of McSweeney’s Poetry Series, Dominic Luxford and Jesse Nathan, join Ilya Kaminsky to serve up a sharp collection of poems from around the globe and across generations.

  • November 3, 2017

    Compass: An evening with Mathias Énard

    This event has been canceled. 

    Join internationally acclaimed French novelist Mathias Énard as he discusses his novel, Compass (New Directions), winner of the 2015 Prix Goncourt and shortlisted for the International Man Booker Prize.

  • November 16, 2017 | 7:30pm

    Red, Yellow, Green: Alejandro Saravia and María José Giménez

    Green Apple Books on the Park | 1231 9th Avenue | San Francisco, California

    Bolivian-Canadian writer Alejandro Saravia and poet and translator María José Giménez discuss his new novel, Red, Yellow, Green, the first to be translated into English, as well as the tumultuous existence of the exile, the crossings of language, and Latino-Canadian literature.