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Two Voices Salon: Simon Wickhamsmith
May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Two Voices Salon: Translator Simon Wickhamsmith on Mongolian Poet Tseveendorjin Oidov
Center for the Art of Translation | 582 Market Street, Suite 700 | San Francisco, CA
Doors at 5:30. Event will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a conversation with Mongolian translator Simon Wickhamsmith and Scott Esposito about Wickhamsmith’s translation of Tseveendorjin Oidov’s The End of the Dark Era. Wickhamsmith was awarded a PEN/Heim Translation grant for his work on the book, and he’ll talk about how he became interested in Mongolian literature and the challenges of translating from the language.
Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Come prepared to join the conversation!