ALTA AWARDS

2020 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

National Translation Award in Poetry

Hysteria by Kim Yideum, translated from Korean by Jake Levine, Soeun Seo, and Hedgie Choi
(Action Books)

 
National Translation Award in Prose

The Cheffe: A Cook's Novel by Marie NDiaye, translated from French by Jordan Stump
(Alfred A. Knopf)

 

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

Hysteria by Kim Yideum, translated from Korean by Jake Levine, Soeun Seo, and Hedgie Choi
(Action Books)

 

Italian Prose in Translation Award

I Am God by Giacomo Sartori, translated from Italian by Frederika Randall
(Restless Books)

 

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