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Announcing the Winner of the 2016 Lucien Stryk Prize!

November 1, 2016— The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize! The award was officially announced during ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA39: Translation & Crossings, held this year at … Continue reading

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2016 Lucien Stryk Shortlist: These Things Here and Now, trans. by Jeffrey Angles

These Things Here and Now: Poetic Responses to the March 11, 2011 Disasters By various poets Translated from the Japanese by Jeffrey Angles (Josai University Educational Corporation University Press) These poems, written in the days and months after the March … Continue reading

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2016 Lucien Stryk Shortlist: The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa, trans. by Sawako Nakayasu

The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa By Chika Sagawa Translated from the Japanese by Sawako Nakayasu (Canarium Books) Sagawa Chika is hardly a household name in Japan, yet she was an important member of the prewar Modernist movement in Japan, … Continue reading

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Stryk Shortlist: Cat Town by Sakutaro Hagiwara translated by Hiroaki Sato

Cat Town by Sakutaro Hagiwara (Japan) Translated from the Japanese by Hiroaki Sato (New York Review Books) Cat Town offers a priceless introduction to perhaps the most influential poet of early twentieth century Japan. Hiroaki Sato has translated in full … Continue reading

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