Fiction Longlist Announced for 2011 Best Translated Book Awards

In Global Trade Talk by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Now in its fifth year, the Best Translated Book Awards (BTBA) fiction longlist highlights 25 translated works of literature published in the United States in 2010. The longlist represents authors from 19 countries writing in 12 languages. The award was started in 2007 by Three Percent, a blog about literature in translation from Open Letter Press. Co-founder …

Best Translated Book Award Finalists

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka The finalists for the Best Translated Book Award were announced tonight in New York City, with ten titles making the cut in the categories of fiction and poetry. The winners will be announced on March 10th. “This is definitely the most diverse and interesting group of finalists yet,” said Chad W. Post, director of Three Percent, the …