ALTA AWARDS

2023 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

Cover of The ThresholdNational Translation Award in Poetry

The Threshold by Iman Mersal, translated from Arabic by Robyn Creswell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

 

Book cover of ChinatownNational Translation Award in Prose

Chinatown by Thuận, translated from Vietnamese by Nguyễn An Lý
New Directions | Tilted Axis

 

Book Cover of In the Same LightLucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

In the Same Light: 200 Poems for Our Century by the Migrants & Exiles of the Tang Dynasty, translated from Chinese by Wong May
The Song Cave | Carcanet

 

Book Cover of The BetrothedItalian Prose in Translation Award

The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni, translated from Italian by Michael F. Moore
The Modern Library

 

Book Cover of AntagonySpain-Usa Foundation Translation Award

Antagony by Luis Goytisolo, translated from Spanish by Brendan Riley
Dalkey Archive Press

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