IMLD 2023 – Manchester In Translation: Comma Press – Keynote Speech Tiffany Tsao

  • DATE

    20 February 2023

  • TIME

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome



Manchester’s Comma Press present a series of free, online workshops and panels offering advice and insight into literary translation as a professional practice. Over three days, emerging translators – or those with a passion for working between languages – will be invited to engage in current debates and topics surrounding literary translation, as well as take part in eye-opening translation workshops.  

Join Comma for morning talks and panels, streamed live on the Comma Press YouTube Channel at 11.00am. Each afternoon Comma will host workshops in specifically-chosen community languages. The workshops will be delivered online via Zoom and are limited to 15 spaces. All events are entirely free, but you have to sign up.

Keynote Speech Tiffany Tsao  

Monday 20th February, 11:00am
Watch Live via the Comma Press YouTube

Writer and translator Tiffany Tsao will deliver the opening keynote. Tsao has translated five books from Indonesian to English. Her translation of Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s Happy Stories, Mostly won the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize and was longlisted for the International Booker Prize.  

This keynote will be streamed live to the Comma Press YouTube channel. You will be able to follow a link to the YouTube event from this event’s Eventbrite page, or from the Comma Press website, social media pages (@commapress).