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May 11, 2020

“Translation as Adventure, Obsession and Collaboration”

Join us for this week’s #TranslationThursdays session with Sampurna Chattarji, poet, novelist, teacher and translator par excellence. She has eighteen published books to her credit. Her translation of Joy Goswami’s Selected Poems is a Harper Perennial; and Wordygurdyboom! – her translation of Sukumar Ray – is a Puffin Classic. She is currently Poetry Editor of The Indian Quarterly. (more…)

May 4, 2020

#TranslationThursdays

“Announcing this week’s #TranslationThursdays session with Arunava Sinha, award-winning translator and Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Ashoka University. Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bengali fiction and nonfiction into English, and from English into Bengali.

Participate in the session and find out how Arunava began his translation journey, as he speaks about “My First Translation”. If you’re looking for some inspiration this week, this is it.

Registration link: https://forms.gle/ToSuqs9nfVKnSSBP9

Thank you, and see you there!

May 1, 2020


#FUNtasticBookWeekends continues at Storyteller Bookstore!
This Sunday come spend time with Shabnam Minwalla as she does a dramatised book reading of her own book, Nimmi’s Bizuper Birthday.
The book is about Nimmi who is waiting for her birthday and is excited about a new mobile phone, and a party. Of course, it all comes with some disastrous issues including a competition birthday party by someone else! This will be followed by a word game!
5:30 PM onwards this Sunday, register here to attend the session – https://tinyurl.com/y7cp9gha
Powered by Talking Cub / Storyteller Bookstore/ LBB, Kolkata

April 29, 2020

#FUNtasticBookWeekends roars into week #2 with Andaleeb Wajid !
This Saturday come spend time with Andaleeb as talking about writing horror, interesting snippets and a brief book reading from her title “The Legend Of The Wolf
SATURDAY! 4 PM onwards, register here to attend the session –http://tiny.cc/ialynz

Powered by Talking Cub(Speaking Tiger Books) / Storyteller Bookstore/ LBB, Kolkata

April 28, 2020

Digital preview of
Shadow Men:
A Novel and Two Stories

By Bijoya Sawian
Thursday, 30 April 2020 at 6.30 pm

April 28, 2020

#TranslationThursdays
This week’s speaker is Rita Kothari speaking about ‘Translating From Language, or Translating Language?
here is the registration link: https://forms.gle/1VqXRVHsgizNzkxRA

April 22, 2020

#TranslationThursdays
“Who is the Perfect Translator?”!
SESSION WITH JERRY PINTO ON THURSDAY 23 APRIL
Click on the link to register https://forms.gle/GYKfEueDG4hWXyM58

April 19, 2020

PRESS RELEASE

SPEAKING TIGER TITLE SHADOW MEN: A NOVEL AND TWO STORIES BY BIJOYA SAWIAN
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RABINDRANATH TAGORE LITERARY PRIZE 2020

18 April 2020, New Delhi:

Speaking Tiger is proud to announce that Bijoya Sawian’s book Shadow Men: A Novel and Two Stories has been shortlisted for the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2020.
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April 15, 2020

TranslationThursdays session with Saif Mahmood


Listen to Saif Mahmood, author of Beloved Delhi: A Mughal City and Her Greatest Poets, published by Speaking Tiger Books, talk about the fine art of translation, with Mohini Gupta, founder of the Mother Tongue Twisters project, on Thursday 16th April. Lockdown Thursdays just got more interesting!
Click on this link to register:
https://forms.gle/xbvLLocjqrbXXJdG8

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