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September 2017

Affections, by Rodrigo Hasbún, in conversation with Esther Allen

September 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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“Affections is a masterpiece, its spare mosaic narrative mesmerizes and brilliantly explodes in the reader's imagination like slow fireworks that will never fade. With its Chekovian emotional intimacy, the razor sharp and tragic political insight of a Coetzee or Bolaño, the seamless enchantment of a Dinesen tale, this novel feels timeless.”  —Francisco Goldman, author of Say Her Name

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October 2017

American Literary Translators Association 40th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota

October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, 35 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN United States
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Friday, 11:00 a.m. Translators at Work: Behind the Scenes on Methods and Practices. With Daniel Hahn, Esther Allen, Bill Johnston and Steven Kessler, moderated by Elizabeth Harris. Friday, 12:30 p.m. Offsite NTA Shortlist/Longlist Reading at Glueck's Restaurant & Bar, 16th N. 6th St., Minneapolis Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Translating Cuban Literature in the 21st Century. With Pamela Carmell, Esther Allen & Mary Berg, moderated by Anne Fountain. Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Teaching Translation III: Multi-Disciplinary Translation Programs. With Esther Allen, Peter Constantine & Joyce Janca-Aji, moderated by Anne Fountain.

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José Marti Weekend on Governor’s Island

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Governors Island, New York, NY United States + Google Map

A unique opportunity to visit a historic 19th century house on Governor’s Island and experience the lives and times of the people who touched and impacted José Martí during his many years of exile in New York City. Flanked by views of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge, landmarks that would feature prominently in Martí’s writings, the 1855 home serves as the perfect setting to revisit his life and gain new insight into and appreciation for his lifelong…

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January 2018

Reading of “Ace” by Antonio Di Benedetto

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Arkansas, Graduate Education Building Auditorium
Fayatteville, AR United States
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April 2018

José Martí: A U.S. Writer?

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

7th Annual Jack Child Memorial Lecture, American University

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Beyond Borges: Argentina’s Unsung Literary Greats

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Culture, 26-09 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY United States
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With Sergio Chejfec, Heather Cleary, Edwin Frank, Charlotte Whittle and Esther Allen.

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Conference: Cuba in War and Peace

April 20 - April 21
Temple University, Paley Library, 1210 W. Berks St.
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Keynote Speaker: Antonio José Ponte

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