Women in Translation Month

Did you know that August is Women in Translation Month? WIT Month was started in 2014 by blogger Bibliobio after she researched and found women writers represent approximately only 30% of translations into English. (Follow this link for facts and statistics.)This event was created to encourage reading and discussion and to increase awareness of this genre. (Follow this link for more info.) There are no “rules” for participating but I encourage you to do so by reading at least one translated book this month, by following the Twitter hashtag #WITMonth, by following the Women in Translation Tumblr,  and by sharing this issue with … Continue reading Women in Translation Month