Kate Griffin: Taking literature to a new level

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Written by Niken Prathivi
Originally published in Jakarta Post.
Apr 28, 2014

A self-professed book lover, Kate Griffin travels the world to discover inspiring literature. When she finds them, Griffin, who is the international program director for the British Center for Literary Translation (BCLT), makes them available in English. “When people find out that I work for the BCLT, they often assume I’m a translator myself. But I’m not. I’m a reader,” Griffin says. BCLT was set up in 1989 by the German writer, WG Sebald, at the University of East Anglia. BCLT is a small center, but it works with a lot of partners in the UK and around the world.

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