NTA Winners

NTA Winners

Year Genre Translator(s) Title & Author Judge(s) Book Language
2016 Poetry Hilary Kaplan Rilke Shake
by Angélica Freitas
Adriana Jacobs
-
Karen Kovacik
-
Cole Swensen
Portuguese
2016 Prose Elizabeth Harris Tristano Dies: A Life
by Antonio Tabucchi
Karen Emmerich
-
Andrea Labinger
-
Marian Schwartz
Italian
2015 Prose William Hutchins New Waw, Saharan Oasis
by Ibrahim al-Koni
Pamela Carmell
-
Jason Grunebaum
-
Anne Magnan-Park
Arabic
2015 Poetry Pierre Joris Breathturn into Timestead
by Paul Celan
Lisa Rose Bradford
-
Stephen Kessler
-
Diana Thow
French

2015 marked the first year in which two separate National Translation Awards were given, one for poetry and one for prose.

Year Genre Translator(s) Title & Author Language
2014 Poetry Eugene Ostashevsky & Matvei Yankelevich An Invitation for Me to Think
by Alexander Vvedensky
Russian
2013 Prose Poetry Philip Boehm The Hunger Angel
by Herta Müller
German
2012 Poetry Sinan Antoon In the Presence of Absence
by Mahmoud Darwish
Arabic
2011 Poetry Lisa Rose Bradford Between Words: Juan Gelman's Public Letter
by Juan Gelman
Spanish
2010 Prose Alex Zucker All This Belongs to Me
by Petra Hůlová
Czech
2009 Poetry Norman R. Shapiro French Women Poets of Nine Centuries: The Distaff and the Pen
(anthology)
French
2008 Drama Richard Wilbur The Theatre of Illusion
by Pierre Corneille
French
2007 Prose Joel Agee The Selected Writings of Friedrich Dürrenmatt
by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
German (Swiss)