ALTA AWARDS

2022 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

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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From The Blog

This summer, don’t miss your chance to spend a week in lovely Vermont studying the art of literary translation! Featuring a stellar faculty including past NTA winners Matvei Yankelevich and...
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Poetry translators! Don’t miss your chance to register for this upcoming class on January 21, 12-2pm ET via Zoom with past NTA judge Boris Dralyuk, offered by The Common!  From the website:...