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Announcing the 2016 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize Shortlist!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the 5-title shortlist for the 2016 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. Lucien Stryk was an internationally acclaimed translator of Japanese and Chinese Zen poetry, renowned Zen poet himself, and former professor of … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) Shortlist!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award. Starting in 2015, the Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and … Continue reading

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2016 IPTA Shortlist: Tristano Dies: A Life, by Antonio Tabucchi, trans. by Elizabeth Harris

Tristano Dies: A Life By Antonio Tabucchi Translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris (Archipelago Books) Antonio Tabucchi’s Tristano Dies unfolds in the form of an apparent interview, though all readers have access to is a single voice, which ranges … Continue reading

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2016 IPTA Shortlist: The Story of the Lost Child, by Elena Ferrante, trans. by Ann Goldstein

The Story of the Lost Child By Elena Ferrante Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein (Europa Editions) In The Story of the Lost Child, the pseudonymous Elena Ferrante brings full circle her visceral and compelling four-part saga, The Brilliant … Continue reading

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2016 IPTA Shortlist: Hollow Heart, by Viola Di Grado, trans. by Anthony Shugaar

Hollow Heart By Viola Di Grado Translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar (Europa Editions) In a literary panorama dominated by realism, young author Viola di Grado stands out as a unique voice in contemporary Italian writing. Hollow Heart is … Continue reading

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