Media

Events

(final) TLS - Slovak Writer's Tour (1)
  • Launch of Balla’s In the Name of the Father and the anthology Into the Spotlight at Waterstones Piccadilly, London and at Sheffield University, May 2017
  • Launch of The Equestrienne in London (Waterstones Piccadilly and Slovak Embassy) and Cardiff, October 2016
  • On 12 April 2016 Julia Sherwood participated in panel on Non-native Translation as part of the Literary Translation Centre at the London Book Fair.
  • In March 2016 Julia Sherwood accompanied Polish author Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki on a tour promoting Lullaby for a Hanged Man in the US (Boston, New York and Chapel Hill).
  • The Role of Literary Journals in Showcasing Translated Literature
    On 15 April 2015 Julia participated in a Literary Translation Centre panel at the London Book Fair
  • Not Necessarily About Politics – introducing the Czech issue of Words without Borders with the Czech Centre London, Susan Harris and Alex Zucker at the Betsey Trotwood pub in London Clerkenwell, 14 March 2015; photos
  • Launch of The House of the Deaf Man at the Slovak Embassy in London, October 2014
  • Launch of the Slovak translation of Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki’s Kołysanka dla wisielca (Uspávanka pre obesenca) at Artforum Bookshop in Bratislava, March 2013

Podcasts

  • Lit_Cast Slovakia #2 – Rajendra Chitnis on teaching Czech and Slovak in the UK, why Vladimír Mečiar was good for Slovak literature and Franz Kafka is the biggest problem for literatures of small European countries
  • Lit_Cast Slovakia #1 – Donald Rayfield on publishing and translating Georgian, Russian and Slovak literature

Articles

Interviews

  • The English Are Still Afraid of Slovak Literature.  Interview with Julia Sherwood, Slovak Spectator, 3 December 2019
  • Peter Sherwood on translating Antal Szerb in a double interview on Hungarian Literature Online, 10 January 2018.
  • Magdalena Mullek and Julia Sherwood shine a spotlight on Slovak fiction, interview on the Words without Borders daily, 22 September 2017.
  • Interview with Peter Sherwood on Hungarian Literature Online, March 2017
  • Interview with Julia Sherwood in (Slovak) in the literary journal Romboid, May-June 2015: /šesť otázok/… pre prekladateľku Júliu Sherwood.
  • interview with Julia Sherwood (in Slovak) in the daily Pravda, 16.07.2014
  • interview with Julia Sherwood (in Slovak) in the daily SME, 20.02.2013
  • Julia Sherwood on her writers (in English) on Writers and Translators
  • double interview with writer Svetlana Žuchová on multikulti.sk (in Slovak)

Videos

Raising the Velvet Curtain: Slovak literature after 1989 (one-day conference hosted by UCL SSEES.  Video report by Martina Šimkovičová’son Slovak Radio International – English, 2 December 2019

http://enrsi.rtvs.sk/articles/Culture/210623/slovak-literature-after-1989-in-london

Raising the Velvet Curtain – video teaser (dir. Dominik Bari)

Interview (in Slovak) with Západoslovenská televízia on translating Slovak literature and the literary journal Asymptote.

2015 London Book Fair – panel on the Role of Literary Journals in Showcasing Literature in Translation

Samko Tále London book launch, January 2011

Peter Sherwood talks to Péter Esterházy in New York, March 2010 (from 5:24 minutes, after a reading from “Celestial Harmonies”)