The White Review No. 24 features a roundtable on the subject of translation. Their participants – Khairani Barokka, Rahul Bery, Kate Briggs and Jakob Stourgaard–Nielsen – discuss ‘fluency as power’, language extinction and oral cultures, and making mistakes. more
A theme repeatedly returned to is the collaborative nature of translation; as if to show the theory in practice, Adam Thirlwell’s essay/journal offers an account of his process of translating a poem by his friend Alejandro Zambra. White review presents this in conjunction with Zambra’s poem, forming a moving meditation on the misunderstandings that characterise human relationships.