Re: RARA-AVIS: Women noir writers

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 09 Apr 2005


I am interested in your panels "with the translators." Were one or more translators of your own books on a panel with you? What did you talk about? And what was it that didn't work out?

Karin (a translator)

At 10:29 08/04/05 -0400, Vicki wrote:

>Hi, Montois,
>Yes, Rivages is wonderful. Francois Guerif is my publisher in France also. I
>was invited to the Frontignan Noir Festival last June, when he was bringing
>out Sky Blues, and it was absolutely the most fun gathering of writers and
>readers. Unfortunately, many excellent sounding books were only available in
>French. Imagine a whole town celebrating noir for the entire weekend! Jason Starr,
>Joe Lansdale, and Craig Holden, gay mystery writer Michael Nava, and British,
>sometimes noir, writer Stella Duffy and I tried to hold our own on panels with
>translators, which didn't always work out the best, but if anybody noticed we
>couldn't tell!

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