Patricio Pron on translation:
Lee el texto original por su blog en El Boomeran(g), aquí.
The short story “Bees,” by Patricio Pron, translated from the Spanish by Kathleen Heil, is forthcoming in Guernica‘s May issue.
Kathleen Heil will visit the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts next week to discuss literary translation with students in the Creative Writing Department.
Gigantic #4: Gigantic Everything, featuring very short fiction from Robert Walser, Etgar Keret, Michael Kimball, and Kathleen Heil, interviews with Lydia Davis, Anne Carson, Robert Currie, Julie Hecht, Tao Lin, Stephen Elliot, and more, is available for pre-order here.
The launch party for the issue is December 15th in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Doors at 8:30 pm; readings at 9 pm; performances/DJs until last call (4 am). Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. btwn Wythe and Kent, Brooklyn, NY 11211. $10 in advance, $12 at the door, includes a copy of the issue. 21+
“The Document,” an excerpt from Kathleen Heil’s recently completed first novel, You Disappoint Me, will be published in the upcoming print issue of Gigantic, slated for late 2012.