Kellogg College Creative Writing Seminar Series: Peter Bush, “The Translator as Writer”, 25 October 2018

The Translator as Writer

Peter Bush is a full-time literary translator and has translated over 70 works mainly from Catalan and Spanish. Translations include Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook (NYRB), Najat El Hachmi’s The Last Patriarch (Serpent’s Tail), Merce Rodoreda’s In Diamond Square (Virago) and Juan Goytisolo’s Forbidden Territory (Verso). In August Bitter Lemon published his translation of Teresa Solana’s The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories and forthcoming from Short Books is All Messi: Exercises in Style by Jordi Punti. Peter is a former Director of the British Centre for Literary Translation at the University of East Anglia, where he was also Professor of Literary Translation.

Mawby Room, Kellogg College,
62 Banbury Road
5 pm (refreshments) for 5.30 pm

All are welcome and no bookings are necessary.

Seminar Convenor: Dr Clare Morgan