Launch of eXchanges Winter Issue


eXchanges, the University of Iowa's online journal of literary translation, announces the launch of its Winter 2009 issue, EXOCITY. Visit to read this new issue, which contains poetry, fiction, and critical nonfiction translated from the Sanskrit, Polish, German, Latin and Spanish.

The issue also features an interview with the always thought-provoking Johannes Goransson (co-editor of Action Books and Action Yes). In the interview he discusses his translations of Swedish poetry, foreignization as a kind of domestication, how translations get packaged as the foreign, closeness and distance of translators to/from their originals and more.