The 5th Annual NYCT Literary Translation Open Mic Happy Hour
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Date(s) - 05 / 13 Wednesday / 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


The 5th Annual NYCT Literary Translation Open Mic Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Free event, open to public
Do you like poetry and fiction open mic nights? Now, what if we add the translation into the mix? Join us for the NYCT‘s 5th annual open mic night, which is moving this year to a virtual format. Listen to your fellow translators read from their own translations of international literature. Mix yourself a cocktail or brew a soothing cup of tea and enjoy a virtual trip around the world!
Most importantly, let us know if you have something to read!
WHEN: Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

WHERE: Online through the WebEx platform.

RSVP using the button below via WebEx by Friday, May 8. You will receive a confirmation email with the meeting link on Saturday, May 9. You may invite friends and family to attend this virtual event as well, but please have them sign up directly at WebEx. Everyone must RSVP directly at WebEx.
Members are invited to read from their own translations of poetry, fiction, or essays (whether published or works-in-progress). Translations may be into English or other languages. Length: 8-minute maximum.
Members are also welcome to read selections of their own poetry, fiction, or essays (especially if the topic is translation-related or international, but all topics are welcome!). Length: 8-minute maximum.
What to do if you have something to read:
E-mail board vice president Kate Deimling ( ) with the following information:
-Your name + a brief bio
-The English title of the work you plan to read
-The title of the work in its source language
-The length of time it will take to read (8 minutes max)
Space is limited, so please sign up early if you would like to read!

Register here:

~ The 5th Annual NYCT Literary Translation Open Mic Happy Hour ~ Wed May 13, 2020, 5:30-7: 00 PM Eastern
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

5:30 pm  |  (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)  |  1 hr 30 mins