Posts Tagged: Ilana Masad

Not Enough Buzz to Go Around

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At Lit Hub, Ilana Masad outlines the importance of publicists in generating buzz for new books in a social media saturated-environment, and the struggle many authors face to generate their own publicity at small presses without the resources to do more: The difference between being published with a “Big 5” publisher versus a small or independent […]

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The Unknowable in Translation

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In an Electric Literature article about the English translation of Brazilian writer João Gilberto Noll’s Quiet Creature on the Corner, Ilana Masad explores the mysteries of translated fiction: Approaching a translated book is like drawing near a tamed animal. …  But tamed animals are at their most beautiful and vivid in the moments of wildness, where […]

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