The Society of Authors names its 2023 winning translators of work from Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.
Cheering 25 Years: A Celebration of ‘Banipal Magazine’
Set to close after 25 years of translating contemporary Arabic literature into English, the Banipal Magazine team celebrated its legacy.
Translators Moger, Davies Win England’s Banipal Prize
The 2022 Banipal Prize for Arabic Translation issues a joint award to translator Robin Moger and the late Humphrey Davies.
In England, the Banipal Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist
Three English translations of Arabic literary works are now are in contention for the 2022 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize.
Awards: In London, Eight Translation Prizes
Some £19,000 in awards money has been shared among the 2022 winners of the translation honors administered by the Society of Authors.
Awards: Translator Sarah Enany Wins the 2021 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize
Praised by the jury for ‘faithfully echoing the style’ of author Rasha Adly, translator Sarah Enany wins the £3,000 Banipal Prize.
Awards: English PEN Announces Its Year-End Translation Grant Recipients
Titles receive English PEN grants to support translation into English from Arabic, Farsi, Catalan, Spanish, French, Chinese, Hindi, more.
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Translation Names Its Shortlist
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Translation releases its 2021 shortlist, which features five English translations from Arabic.
UK: Society of Authors Names Translation Prize Winners
Jhumpa Lahiri is the headliner on this list of 2020 awards, for her translation of ‘Trick’ by Domenico Starnone for Europa Editions.
UK: Translator Kay Heikkinen wins the 2020 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize
Kay Heikkinen wins the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for her English translation of Velvet by Huzama Habayeb, about ‘ordinary Palestinian women.’
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