The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena.
Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work.
New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI
SCBWI has opened a new work-in-progress grant program for translators, and GLLI soon will name its first Translated YA Book Prize.
Industry Notes: Nurturing Startups at ContentShift, Honoring Translations at GLLI
The third iteration of Germany’s publishing startup incubator ContentShift features mentoring and a €10,000 prize announced at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. And the first outing for a new YA translation honor will flag the book to American librarians.
Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap
A fledgling cooperation between translators and librarians aims to bring more international literature to American library patrons.