Literary translation still a 'crucial gap' in Sing Lit, but interest is growing

Some publishers and translators say they see a growing interest in the literary translation scene. PHOTO: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - Singapore is a multicultural country with four official languages, but ask a person on the street to name a non-English work of Singapore literature and they will probably draw a blank.

The literary translation scene is quieter than the English SingLit one. Nonetheless, some publishers and translators say they see a growing interest.

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