Happy pub day to Janice Lobo Sapigao's like a solid to a shadow! Janice and Nightboat fellow Snigdha Koirala celebrate the reissue of her second collection by discussing translation, documentary poetics, and the various registers of language running through her book. Take a look below! ___________________________ Snigdha: like a solid to a shadow takes on the project of translating your father’s love letters to your mother in cassette form. And it involves you working with Ilokano—a language of which you have imperfect knowledge. What was this process of translating like? Did this limited knowledge of Ilokano trouble your relationship with language…

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