The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

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Ryan Greene

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Moderator 2020

About Ryan Greene

Ryan Greene is a translator, poet, and bookmaker from Phoenix, Arizona. He has translated work by Claudina Domingo, Ana Belén López, and Giancarlo Huapaya, and his translations have found a home in places like AsymptoteHayden’s Ferry Review, and Angel City Review. His translations of selected poems by Ana Belén López appear in the bilingual chapbook, rojo si pudiera ser rojo // red if it could be red (Anomalous Press, 2019). He currently facilitates the Cardboard House Press Cartonera Collective bookmaking workshops at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore in Phoenix, Arizona.  

Find Conference Sessions with Ryan Greene

In Translation: The Craft of Crossing Languages
Ryka Aoki, Alberto Álvaro Ríos, Laura Tohe, Ryan Greene, Claudia Nuñez de Ibieta

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Location: Carson Ballroom, Old Main
Type: Panel
Genre: Translation, World Literature

What is lost and what is gained in translating creative work on the page? How do we keep the spirit of the original written work even as the words change and the nuance is sometimes lost between cultures? Authors and translators Alberto Ríos, Laura Tohe, and Ryka Aoki speak to the intricacies of working with multiple languages as a translative art form.