Asymptote Journal – Jan 2017

Works in Translation (by Issue)


Jan 01, 2017, Asymptote


So we made it after all to our sixth anniversary issue (commemorate with us by watching this mind-blowing video trailer), the galloping horse on the cover impossibly apt. If the translator is a “supertourist” (according to contributor Amanda DeMarco in her tour de force essay consisting only of quotes), then what to call a translation journal that has arguably published more translators than any other in the last six years (including the sixty showcased at The Guardian since October 2015)? Perhaps, to use another appropriated phrase: a horse that has “(galloped) off the flat earth.”


Introduction / Foreword



Work(s) in Translation


From “Sergius Seeks Bacchus” by Norman Erikson Pasaribu, translated by Tiffany Tsao
Shaytan by Putu Wijaya, translated by Cobina Gillitt