Open Studios: Banff International Literary Translation Centre (BILTC)

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Presenters at a BILTC talk

Christelle Morelli, French-English translator; Jean Sioui, Wendat poet; Susan Ouriou, editor, Languages of Our Land - Indigenous Poems and Stories from Quebec, at a BILTC public event.

Open Studios goes behind-the-scenes into the residencies and workshops that are part of Banff Centre's artistic training programs. Get up close and personal with artists, musicians, dancers and authors as they open their studios and present works created at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

On June 13, join the 2017 Banff International Literary Translation Distinguished Author for an intimate conversation with their resident translator.

Inspired by the network of international literary translation centres in Europe, BILTC is the only one of its kind in North America. Since the inaugural program in 2003, BILTC has hosted translators from approximately 30 countries translating work involving more than forty languages.