PEN Translation Committee Readings at BookClub

 Marjolijn de Jager reading from “For A Long Time, Afraid Of The Night” by Yasmine Ghata from David Vita on Vimeo. On Sunday, 9 February at the Book Club in New York City, the PEN Translation Committee presented a reading of recently published … [Continue reading]

For a Long Time, Afraid of the Night: A Novel

by Yasmine Ghata Translated by Marjolijn de JagerPublished by Schaffner Press, Inc.: April 15, 2019 … [Continue reading]

Personal Reflections of a Psychoanalyst

Personal Reflections of a Psychoanalyst by Hendrika Freud Translated by Marjolijn de Jager Selfpublished: December, 2017 … [Continue reading]

The Bone Seekers

The Bone Seekers by Tahar Djaout Translated by Marjolijn de Jager Dialogos / Lavender Ink: December, 2018 … [Continue reading]

Congo, Inc.

Congo Inc. Bismarck's Testament by In Koli Jean Bofane Translated by Marjolijn de Jager Foreword by Dominic Thomas Indiana University Press: January, 2018. Global African Voices Series Short List for Best Translated Book Award (Fiction) 2019 … [Continue reading]

The Discovery of El Greco

The Discovery of EL GRECO – The Nationalization of Culture Versus the Rise of Modern Art (1860 – 1914) … [Continue reading]

Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy

 Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy (Original title: Voor Fredje is het kamp een paradijs) by Fred Lanzing Ohio University Press: Athens, OH January 2017 … [Continue reading]

PEN World Voices Festival 2016

Translating Nonfiction: When Words Become Walls SAT. 30 APRIL 2016 Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street, New York, NY 10017 With: MC Elizabeth Boburg, Lydia Cacho, Marjolijn de Jager, Sophie Hughes We take it for granted that translation … [Continue reading]

October 2016, ALTA

October 2016, ALTA (American Literary Translators Association), Oakland, CA Panel: "Translating Francophone African Literature” Chair: Jeanne Garane, with N. Naomi Carlson, Marjolijn de Jager, Laurence Jay-Rayon Ibrahim Aibo, and Carolyn Shread. … [Continue reading]

Translation Slam with Tommy Wieringa

Tommy Wieringa’s Dit zijn de namen Wed. 7 December 2016 at the Nuyorican Poets Café With MC Michael Reynolds, editor-in- chief of Europa Editions, Tommy Wieringa, author, and translators from the Dutch, Marjolijn de Jager and Annemarie Mattheyse. … [Continue reading]