Category Archives: Prizes

Submit to the Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2022

Reminder: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2022 Selden Prize Competition for translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are … Continue reading

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winners Announced

The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award are here! From a record-breaking number of submissions, translator and author Dr. Ahmed Aladawi won the Translation Award for his translation of George Makdisi ‘s THE RISE OF HUMANISM IN CLASSICAL ISLAM … Continue reading

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Submissions Open for the 2022 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize

Calling translators of Japanese literature! Working on an as-yet-unpublished project? Submit it to the 2022 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize by August 1! From the prize website: The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the … Continue reading

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Meet the 2022 Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award Judges!

The Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award (SUFTA), inaugurated in 2022, is offered by the American Literary Translators Association in conjunction with the Spain-USA Foundation. The award recognizes translations into English of literary prose works written originally by authors of Spanish (Spain) nationality. The … Continue reading

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Meet the 2022 Italian Prose in Translation Award Judges!

The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), which was inaugurated in 2015, recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and promotes the translation of Italian works into English. This $5,000 prize is awarded annually to a translator of … Continue reading

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