Hahn donates award winnings to found a First Translation Prize

Writer, editor and translator Daniel Hahn is donating half his winnings from the International Dublin Literary Award to help establish a new prize for debut literary translation - the TA First Translation Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lloyd-Jones wins Found in Translation Award

Polish translator Antonia Lloyd-Jones has been announced as the winner of the 2012 Found in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 20:49:31 UTC ]
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Haratischvili's epic family tale wins Women in Translation Prize

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has been won by The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (Scribe). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 04:31:57 UTC ]
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Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize

A book written in a child's voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family. The post Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-26 16:17:28 UTC ]
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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:31:09 UTC ]
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Paul Theroux wins top prize at Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Paul Theroux has received this year’s top prize at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, winning the Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 00:09:23 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman's Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award. The post Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 20:45:10 UTC ]
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Graphic novel wins Society of Authors Translation Prize for first time

A graphic novel has won an award for the first time at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prize ceremony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heather Marks wins 2018 Quarto Translations Award

Writer Heather Marks has won this year’s Quarto Translations Diversity Award, run by the Golden Egg Academy, for her story set in both the 18th century and contemporary Bristol. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’; Abigail Strom Wins RITA Award

This eighth annual prize in legal storytelling, created with Harper Lee's authorization, goes to CE Tobisman for her novel about a potential elder abuse case, the second book in her series about attorney Caroline Auden. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Isabel Fargo Cole Wins 2018 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize

Cole has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize for her translation of 'Old Rendering Plant' by Wolfgang Hilbig, the Goethe-Institut announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Woodson wins the world's largest prize for children's literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for her memoir in verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000. Publishers Weekly reports that Woodson is the 18th person or organization to win the prize, which is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The US National Book Award Goes International With a Translation Prize

Many in publishing and those disheartened by the xenophobia of the times may cheer the National Book Foundation's decision to add a category for translated literature with what Lisa Lucas calls 'the power to touch us as American readers.' The post The US National Book Award Goes International... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tawada and Bernofsky win inaugural Women in Translation Prize

Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (Portobello Books) and translated by Susan Bernofsky has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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