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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