Three English translations of Arabic literary works are now are in contention for the 2022 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize.
Some £19,000 in awards money has been shared among the 2022 winners of the translation honors administered by the Society of Authors.
Praised by the jury for ‘faithfully echoing the style’ of author Rasha Adly, translator Sarah Enany wins the £3,000 Banipal Prize.
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 releases its 2021 shortlist, which features five English translations from Arabic.
Jhumpa Lahiri is the headliner on this list of 2020 awards, for her translation of ‘Trick’ by Domenico Starnone for Europa Editions.
Kay Heikkinen wins the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for her English translation of Velvet by Huzama Habayeb, about ‘ordinary Palestinian women.’
The 2020 Translated Literature winner of the US’ National Book Awards was among this group of translation prizes in 2019.
With three of five titles coming from Hoopoe Books, the 15th annual iteration of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize names its shortlist.
The program honoring 2019 winners of the Society of Authors-administered Translation Prizes was held in London at the British Library.
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