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Janet Hong
Translator, writer, mama bear. Learning joy daily. | Rep'd by &
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Janet Hong May 24
"...My success as a translator is, in and of itself, my failure as a writer...By putting translation first in my daily routine I am, de facto, defining myself as a translator who writes, rather than a writer who translates." 😭 THANK YOU
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Janet Hong May 22
APPLE AND KNIFE by included in ’s list of world’s best short story collections! “Set in rapidly evolving Indonesia, these women-centric stories are filled with macabre twists of myths, horror, and fairy tales.”
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Open Letter Books May 21
In this week’s article, unpacks comics in translation from :
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Janet Hong May 21
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Janet Hong May 21
It means so much coming from you. 🥰 I’m in awe of your powers!
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Janet Hong May 21
Replying to @EmKateRam
It’s truly astonishing. I’m not kidding - I need to know how she translated this. Her process, what she did for research, how she came up with this voice. This VOICE, my goodness!!!
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Janet Hong May 20
This translation by in !! 🤯🤯🤯How did she do it?! Can't wait to read the rest of THE SUN ON MY HEAD by Geovani Martins!
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Janet Hong May 19
Replying to @DandQ
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Janet Hong May 18
If you know me, I've most likely raved about Ancco's BAD FRIENDS. Words can't express how much I love this book! 🖤 Here, I talk to the brilliant about what it was like to translate this work, plus graphic novels in general.
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yooshin May 18
on the bus back to the berkshires reading flowers of mold by ha seong-nan and translated by janet hong all of the stories so far start ordinarily enough then sink into the shocks and disturbances that fissure everyday life
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Janet Hong May 16
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Caitlin Luce Baker May 16
I love this interview between and . I recently read Bad Friends and highly recommend it. Bad Friends is currently on my staff favorites shelf .
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Janet Hong May 16
So happy to hear Bad Friends is on your staff favourites shelf!!! Love, love that book! 💕
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Janet Hong May 9
Awesome! Thank you! 🥰
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Janet Hong May 9
Thank YOU for such an insightful discussion on the book. ❤️
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Open Letter Books May 9
A Cool Thing! Yesterday, featured FLOWERS OF MOLD in their weekly Korean book club. Discussion begins at 33:00 🔊
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The Smoking Tigers May 3
English rights available: WANING CRESCENT, OR THE WAY YOU REMEMBER THE WORLD A woman who works at a publishing house discovers a submitted manuscript that eerily resembles episodes from her own past. By Chang Kangmyoung, translated by
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Janet Hong May 7
This sounds absolutely amazing. I want to read this so badly! Hope a publisher snaps this up.
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David Heska Wanbli Weiden May 7
This is what it looks like when you are waiting to find out if your child has been murdered. There was a school shooting at my son’s school today. He is safe. I am giving thanks to the Creator.
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