‘A major shift in English and American culture’ toward translation is examined in a session at London Book Fair.
British Translator-Author Daniel Hahn To Receive the Ottaway Award
Praised for his engagement in the profession and promotion of translation, Daniel Hahn is Words Without Borders’ 2023 Ottaway laureate.
South Asian Literature: The New ‘SALT’ Project’s Translation Focus
The South Asian Literature in Translation project from the University of Chicago is intended to connect the subcontinent with Anglophone publishing markets.
The Society of Authors: 2023 Translation Prize Winners
The Society of Authors names its 2023 winning translators of work from Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.
England’s National Centre for Writing: Emerging Translator Mentorships
The National Centre for Writing opens a 13th year of translation mentorships, with a Québec French or First Nations focus available.
Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize
The former children’s book laureate in the United Kingdom, Malorie Blackman will select English PEN’s next ‘International Writer of Courage.’
Awards: The International Booker Prize 2022 Longlist
The 13-title 2022 International Booker Prize longlist includes three books each from Tilted Axis Press and Fitzcarraldo Editions.
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: Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre and Zayed Award Enter a UK Translation Partnership
The new partnership highlights the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s translation prize and funding and supports the UK’s National Centre’s work.
The UK’s National Centre for Writing Announces Translation Mentorships
Eleven translators have been chosen for the National Centre for Writing’s mentorship program originally founded by Daniel Hahn.