“Translating has helped me to know myself better, to find my genuine literary sensibility. Translating has long been intimately related to my personal writing. I constantly move between translating, reviewing, and writing. ‘Bon qu’à ça,’ as Samuel Beckett put it: ‘Good for nothing else.’”
Read the interview with John Taylor, literary translator, on Authors & Translators.
John Taylor’s translations of Calaferte, Georges Perros & Laurence Werner David have appeared in various issues of The Black Herald.