Cardinal Sins of Translation #7: Translating for Free

Posted On Jul 13, 2017


Cardinal Sins of Translation #7: Translating for Free

“If you have any experience with literary translation, you probably already know that it tends to be more a labor of love than a job that can bring home the ‘big bucks.’ So why would anyone do it for free? I interviewed six translators (for free) to find out. My interviewees were Sue Burke, Mercedes Claire Gilliom, Armine Kotin Mortimer, Anna Schnell, Dorothy Potter Snyder and Patricia Worth.”