Category Archives: Prizes

NTA Longlist: Conversations by Cesar Aira translated by Katherine Silver

Conversations by Cesar Aira, translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver (New Directions) The narrator in this novella is prey to a creatively obsessive habit of revisiting every night the conversations he had with his friends during the day. Katherine Silver’s … Continue reading

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2015 National Translation Award Longlist in Poetry!

The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce the 12-title longlists for the 2015 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose. Prose Longlist here! This is the seventeenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the American Literary … Continue reading

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2015 National Translation Award Longlist in Prose!

The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce the 12-title longlists for the 2015 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose. Poetry Longlist here! This is the seventeenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the American Literary … Continue reading

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National Translation Award & Stryk Asian Translation Prize Accepting Nominations

ALTA’s National Translation Award is given annually to literary translators who have made an outstanding contribution to literature in English by masterfully recreating the artistic force of a book of consummate quality. Beginning in 2015 National Translation Award (NTA) will be awarded in … Continue reading

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Stryk Prize Awarded to Jonathan Chaves

The Lucien Stryk Prize, awarded annually, recognizes the best translation into English of book-length texts of Asian poetry or Zen Buddhism. Founded in 2010 and named for the renowned poet and translator Lucien Stryk, the award is given at the … Continue reading

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