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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 Late Poems of Wang An-Shih, trans. by David Hinton

The Late Poems of Wang An-Shih By Wang An-Shih Translated from the Chinese by David Hinton (New Directions) David Hinton has long been accepted as one of the premier translators of ancient Chinese texts. He has translated not only collections … 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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2016 Lucien Stryk Shortlist: Ripened Wheat, by Hai Zi, trans. by Ye Chun

Ripened Wheat: Selected Poems of Hai Zi By Hai Zi Translated from the Chinese by Ye Chun (The Bitter Oleander Press) Hai Zi is one of China’s most beloved poets, whose suicide at the age of 25, just months before … Continue reading

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