‘TRANSLATION IS A DUEL’ Literárne informačné centrum

Read the interview with Peter Petro, who translated the Rivers of Babylon trilogy into English. Petro studied at Comenius University in Bratislava before moving to Canada and continuing his studies at the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Ph.D in Comparative Literature). He teaches Russian and Slavic literature at the University of British Columbia and holds the Chair of Modern European Studies. The Association of the Slovak Writers’ Organisations awards the P. O. Hviezdoslav Prize each year to a translator of Slovak literature into a foreign language…. Read More