ALTA AWARDS

2021 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

National Translation Award in Poetry

Allegria by Giuseppe Ungaretti, translated from Italian by Geoffrey Brock
(Archipelago Books)

 
National Translation Award in Prose

No Presents Please: Mumbai Stories by Jayant Kaikini, translated from Kannada by Tejaswini Niranjana
(Catapult)

 

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

Endless Song by Nammāḻvār, translated from Tamil by Archana Venkatesan
(Penguin India)

 

Italian Prose in Translation Award

Diary of a Foreigner in Paris by Curzio Malaparte, translated from Italian and French by Stephen Twilley
(NYRB)

 

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October 16, 2021—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 National Translation Award (NTA) in Poetry! 2021 marks the twenty...
October 16, 2021—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 National Translation Award (NTA) in Prose! 2021 marks the twenty-...
October 16, 2021—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize! This prize, which was...
October 16, 2021—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Italian Prose in Translation Award! Starting in 2015, the ...