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'

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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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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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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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Translated Spanish cookbook from 1745 wins Jane Grigson Award

An “unusual” influential recipe book originally published in 1745 by a Spanish Franciscan friar and translated into English has won the 2017 Jane Grigson Trust Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stine, Jones Win Horror Writers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award

Past winners include Stephen King, Anne Rice, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ray Bradbury. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Krasznahorkai and Stanescu Win the 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

A pair of Eastern European authors — Laszlo Krasznahorki and Nichita Stanescu — take home the 2013 Best Translated Book Awards. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Orion wins auction for Fry's 'gayer, Millennial Bridget Jones' tale

Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Deesha Philyaw Wins 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award

'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies' by Deesha Philyaw, which was published by West Virginia University Press, has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Larry McMurtry, award-winning novelist who pierced myths of his native Texas, dies at 84

He won a Pulitzer for “Lonesome Dove” and shared an Oscar for his “Brokeback Mountain” screenplay. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021

The Syrian author Khalil Sweileh's 'Remorse Test,' winner of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Literature, is to be translated into Ukrainian by Nora-Druk Publishers. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor

With Cambridge University Press taking two of the 2021 super-category PROSE Excellence Awards, a political anthropologist wins the Hawkins. The post AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-05 18:00:56 UTC ]
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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vancouver environmentalist wins $3M Climate Breakthrough Award

Nicole Rycroft's track record when it comes to protecting forests and fighting climate change includes a successful campaign to green all the copies of the last book in the Harry Potter series. Continue reading at CBC

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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-26 21:18:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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Found in translation

Many have highlighted the potential benefits of reading translated literature, and with novels like Olga Tokarczuk’s Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, it seems that translated works are performing better than ever. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:35:04 UTC ]
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