Marissa Higgins and I interviewed each other as the fourth installment in "The Lesbian Poets of Headmistress Press," a series of conversations between Headmistress poets, on Ms. Magazine's blog. *LBT women & non-binary poets, SUBMIT your manuscripts to the Charlotte Mew Contest, awarded annually through Headmistress Press! This year's judge is Ching-In Chen.*
I have a double translation in Doublespeak! The original is an Old English riddle; I adapted it into "Middle French" octosyllabic couplets and then translated my own adaptation into Modern English iambic tetrameter. Thank you to the editors, especially Shailly Pandey and Yehudith Dashevsky, who encouraged me to submit!
I interviewed Joy Ladin for Lambda Literary! You can read our conversation here.
The translators and advocates at Women in Translation have posted a link to my Renée Vivien translations on their blog! Both their blog and their website are invaluable resources for women and non-binary translators as well as women and non-binary writers in translation. You can also follow them on Twitter @Read_WIT and look for their hashtags … Continue reading Renée Vivien at the Women in Translation blog
Here is a list—by no means complete!—of women-authored translations from the Ancient Greek of Sappho (ca. 630 – ca. 570 B.C.E.). Louise Labé (1524-1566), Sonnet 8 (1555), an adaptation of Sappho 31 into a French sonnet Anne (Le Fèvre) Dacier (1647? – 1720), Les Poésies de Sappho de Lesbos (1681), translations into French prose Renée Vivien … Continue reading Women Translators of Sappho
Hello everyone, I'm so, so excited to be joining the staff at Headmistress Press as Mistress of Publicity! The job name may change at some point—I'm not sure how I feel about the word "publicity"—but I will be doing things like sending our books out for prizes, communicating with bookstores, planning events, and promoting our … Continue reading Mistress of Publicity at Headmistress Press
Thank you so much to Maryann Corbett for this stunning review of my Renée Vivien translations! A poet, scholar, and translator—check out her work in Mid Evil!—Corbett writes: ... the strangeness itself is fascinating, and one has the sense that our fascination is Vivien’s aim. She is an exotic, and for those times when your mood … Continue reading Renée Vivien in The Rumpus!