Words Without Borders, the online magazine of international literature, features new writing from Sweden and Finland this month, selected and introduced by guest editor Saskia Vogel. “Dreaming of Us: New Swedish Writing” presents poetry and prose by Johannes Anyuru, Linnea Axelsson, Balsam Karam, Mara Lee, Nick Mick, Adrian Perera, Mathias Rosenlund and Andrej Tichy, translated by Vogel, Alice Olsson, Nichola Smalley, Christian Gullette and Kira Josefsson.
Love Is Not Enough: A Mother’s Memoir of Autism, Madness, and Hope by Jenny Lexhed, translated by Jennifer Hawkins, is a brutally honest look at a parent’s experience of a severely autistic child. Published by Arcade Publishing, this memoir is a “beautiful and searing read.”
Papers presented at the Nordic Translation Conference 2013 held at the University of East Anglia have now been published as True North: Literary Translation in the Nordic Countries, edited by B.J. Epstein. Click here for more information about the book, including a table of contents and how to order.