Cover of Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri, translated from Italian by D. M. Black (NYRB Classics)National Translation Award in Poetry

Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri, translated from Italian by D. M. Black
NYRB Classics


National Translation Award in Prose

The Morning Star by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated from Norwegian by Martin Aitken
Penguin Press


Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

Cold Candies by Lee Young-ju, translated from Korean by Jae Kim
Black Ocean


Italian Prose in Translation Award

Penelope by Silvana La Spina, translated from Italian by Anna Chiafele and Lisa Pike
Bordighera Press


Spain-Usa Foundation Translation Award

The Adventures and Misadventures of the Extraordinary and Admirable Joan Orpí, Conquistador and Founder of New Catalonia by Max Besora, translated from Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem
Open Letter Books

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