Patricia Aldana is the founder and former publisher of Canada’s preeminent children’s publishing house, Groundwood Books, which published several hundred titles of books in translation. Aldana the founder of the National Reading Campaign and was president of IBBY International.
This panel will explore the context in which the translation and publication of international works of literature in Canada could enrich and largely transform Canadian literary culture. It will do so, by examining the history of literary translation in Canada and by providing possible solutions to the challenges posed by existing funding policies and structures. […]