Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop, Festival

Workshop – 3-Day Editing Clinic with Susan Harris

Organised by: Singapore Writers Festival
Performed by: Susan Harris
  • Date:
    7 - 9 Nov 2016
  • Time:
    9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Venue:
    The Arts House, Living Room
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Participants are required to attend all three days of the workshop.

Susan Harris, the editorial director of renowned online magazine of international literature Words Without Borders, will conduct a three-day editing clinic for translators in Singapore. The aim of this 3-day workshop is to guide participants in their English translations of Singapore literary works, and the pitching of their projects to publishers. Participants are to submit a draft manuscript of a translated work to The Select Centre by 23 October. Susan will read through the manuscripts beforehand and work with the participants on their works during the Clinic.

Suitable for: Intermediate to Advanced levels

Participants will be required to submit a manuscript of translated work. Details will be emailed to participants upon purchase of tickets.

This session is co-presented with The Select Centre.

Susan Harris
Susan Harris is the editorial director of Words Without Borders ( and the editor, with Ilya Kaminsky, of The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry (HarperCollins, 2010).

Workshop – 3-Day Editing Clinic with Susan Harris