Today at 4 p.m. BST, we will host our final #WorldKidLit LIVE event, titled: “Why Translate KidLit?: A Talk with Translators Around the World“:
If you miss it, the hour-long event will appear next week at our YouTube channel. Don’t miss our September roundup of what’s been happening this month around the web with literature for young readers in translation. And, on this last day of September, we’ve also brought together our coverage of this year’s #WorldKidLit Month, September 2020.
We hope you’ve enjoyed it.
September 1: Welcome to #WorldKidLitMonth
September 4: A Closer Look at the 2020 Global Literature in Libraries Initiative Translated Young Adult Book Prize Winners – Part One: Maresi Red Mantle by Finland’s Maria Turtschaninoff, translated from Swedish by A. A. Prime (Pushkin Press/Abrams Books)
September 8: Julia Sherwood introduces a Slovak kidlit sensation.
September 13: Sunday Spotlight with Harkaitz Cano
September 20: Coming up in week 4 of #WorldKidLitMonth!
September 21: Locked Down in South Asia: Kid Lit Goes Online
September 22: Dutch YA Lit Week: 18 – 27 September 2020
September 26: Paula Holmes’ WorldKidLitMonth Highlights
September 27: Children’s and YA books in translation from Arabic
September 29: New releases in translation: October 2020
Also, you don’t have to trust us; these people also enjoyed #WorldKidLitMonth:
- World Kid Lit Month Kicks Off with Virtual Celebration by Pamela Brill (Publishers Weekly)
- Building Bridges: The Art of Children’s Book Translation, by Emma Kantor (Publishers Weekly)
- ‘Why I Love Kids’ Books in Translation’ By Rivka Galchen (Publishers Weekly)
- Shining a Light on Children’s Books in Translation: Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp on World Kid Lit Month (Words Without Borders Dispatches)
- 6 Quick Ways to Get Started with Global Children’s Literature (Words Without Borders Campus)
- World Kid Lit Month: 3 book reviews by Ann Morgan (A Year of Reading the World)
- TRANSLATION: World Kid Lit Month by Julie Sullivan (Words & Pics, the online journal of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)
- Translators Aloud: various translators read from their published work, featuring several children’s and YA books this month (Translators Aloud @ YouTube)