Now accepting nominations for the National Translation Award (NTA) in Poetry and Prose, the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the Italian Prose in Translation Award, ALTA Travel Fellowships, and the 2018 Cliff Becker Prize! Submissions are accepted until April 7, 2017 through our online portal only.

NTA in Poetry

Rilke Shake by Angélica Freitas
translated by Hilary Kaplan
(Phoneme Media)

NTA in Prose

Tristano Dies, A Life by Antonio Tabucchi
translated by Elizabeth Harris
(Archipelago Books)


Lucien Stryk Prize

The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa
translated by Sawako Nakayasu
(Canarium Books)



The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
translated by Ann Goldstein
(Europa Editions)

2017 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

Purifications or the Sign of Retaliation
by Myriam Fraga
translated by Chloe Hill
(forthcoming from White Pine Press)

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