ALTA AWARDS

2019 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

National Translation Award in Poetry

Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania by Adam Mickiewicz, translated from the Polish by Bill Johnston
(Archipelago Books)

 
National Translation Award in Prose

What's Left of the Night by Ersi Sotiropoulos, translated from the Greek by Karen Emmerich
(New Vessel Press)

 

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

Autobiography of Death by Kim Hyesoon, translated from the Korean by Don Mee Choi
(New Directions)

 

Italian Prose in Translation Award

The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti, translated from the Italian by Simon Carnell & Erica Segre
(Harvill Secker (UK) and Atria (US))

 

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Join us as we count down to the ALTA43: In Between awards ceremony with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose longlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles...
Join us as we count down to the ALTA43: In Between awards ceremony with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose longlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles...
Join us as we count down to the ALTA43: In Between awards ceremony with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose longlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles...
September 16, 2020—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2020 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. This prize, which...