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Master Class: Lisa Carter — “Maintaining the Author’s Voice in Translation”
Creating voice in writing is difficult. Now imagine maintaining an author’s voice and tone while translating them into another language. This class will focus on the nuance of words and how to transition voice between languages with integrity and craft.
Participants will leave the class better understanding and able to identify what writing style and voice consist of, appreciating the need to maintain author style in translation, and having learned several techniques for capturing a variety of writing styles.
Lisa Carter is an acclaimed Spanish to English literary translator, writer and editor. Her work has won the Gulf Coast Prize in Translation and the Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation, and been nominated for an International DUBLIN Literary Award.