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PEN announces shortlist for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards

Book award season is upon us! On Tuesday, PEN America announced the books shortlisted for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards. The ceremony honors the best in new literature, highlighting fiction, non-fiction, poetry and translation. See also:...Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling to be Honored With PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award

J.K. Rowling’s words first drew noses into books nearly 20 years ago, after the initial Harry Potter book was published in the U.K. The series went on to become a publishing phenomenon, with translations into dozens of languages, a wildly...Show More Summary

NBCC awards finalists

The National Book Critics Circle Announces its Finalists for Publishing Year 2015. Amazingly one of the (fiction) finalists is under review at the complete review -- the one work in translation, Valeria Luiselli's The Story of My Te...

Boys in Love

“Love Sick,” a popular Y.A. novel in Thailand, and the television show based upon it, just concluded, has become a trans-Asian sensation since its success at home, where it won high ratings and fan awards. In translation, the book and...Show More Summary

Time Travel Done Right: Weaving Memories into a Storyline

5 months agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

Please welcome Nina Schuyler to Writer Unboxed. Nina is the author of The Translator, which won the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award for General Fiction and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Writing Prize. Her novel The Painting was nominated for a Northern California Book Award and named a Best Book by the […]

22 Essential Women Writers to Read in Translation

2015 has seen Can Xue’s The Last Lover honored with the Best Translated Book Award and the publication of the great Clarice Lispector’s Complete Stories, so one could be forgiven for thinking that translated literature by women writers is a mainstay of the American publishing scene — it isn’t. …Read More

BTBA 2016 countdown begins !

The starting gun for the Best Translated Book Awards 2016 (for best previously untranslated work of fiction and of poetry published/distributed in the US in 2015) has now pretty much officially sounded: at Three Percent they introduce...Show More Summary

Man Booker International And Independent Foreign Fiction Prizes Merge To Create Super-Award

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Instead of being biennial, it will be annual. And instead of rewarding a body of work, it will be awarded on the basis of a single book translated into English and published in the UK. Novels and short story collections will be eligible. The prize money will also be increased with a top prize of […]

PHotoEspaña announces best photography books of the year awards

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Best Photography Book of the year, international category, has been granted to Illustrated People by Thomas Mailaender, published by RVB Books and Archive of Modern Conflict. Illustrated People is the translation into book form of a performance by Thomas Mailaender. Show More Summary

At Asian American Writers Workshop: Don Mee Choi Talks Translation

Don Mee Choi is the translator of South Korean feminist poet Kim Hyesoon, whose most recent collection Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrorcream (Action Books, 2014) was shortlisted for the 2015 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. At AAWW, The Margins Poetry Editor Emily Yoon interviews Don Mee Choi about the process of translating Hyesoon’s most recent work. From […]

Europese Literatuurprijs finalists

They've announced the shortlist for the 2015 Europese Literatuurprijs, the Dutch best translated (European) book award, with a good-looking list that includes Rafael Chirbes' On the Shore (due out in English early next year; see also...Show More Summary

BTBA ... 2016 ?

The 2015 Best Translated Book Award was just announced a few days ago but we are, after all, already five full months into the new year, so maybe it's time to start considering what might be in the running for the 2016 BTBA (for best...Show More Summary

BookExpo America 2015

Yes, I too enjoyed/experienced/endured BookExpo America. With highlights like this year's Best Translated Book Award announcement it was certainly worth the visit. Also hard to... miss: the vast Chinese presence (they were the 'Global...Show More Summary

Best Translated Book Awards

They announced the winners of this year's Best Translated Book Awards, and they were: Fiction: The Last Lover, by Can Xue, in Annelise Finegan Wasmoen's translation, published by Yale University Press in their Margellos World Republic...Show More Summary

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

Almost at the same time the (American) Best Translated Book Award was announced, they announced the winner of the big UK translated-fiction prize, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, which went to The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck,...Show More Summary

Can Xue and Rocío Cerón Win 2015 Best Translated Book Awards

The winners of the eighth annual Best Translated Book Award were announced today at BookExpo America in New York… Read More

International literature-prize day

A big day for international literary prizes in the English-speaking world, as they'll be announcing: The (American) Best Translated Book Awards, poetry and fiction - check in at Three Percent starting at 14:30 EST to see who won TheShow More Summary

Best Translated Book Award - fiction finalists

They've announced the fiction-finalists for the Best Translated Book Award (for which I am a judge), and they are: The Author and Me, by Éric Chevillard, tr. Jordan Stump Faces in the Crowd, by Valeria Luiselli, tr. Christina MacSweeney Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires, by Julio Cortázar, tr. Show More Summary

Best Translated Book Awards announces shortlist

The shortlists for the  2015 Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday at Three Percent, the website of the program in international literature at the University of Rochester in New York. Ten works of fiction and six books of poetry were named finalists for the awards.

Chevillard's Best Translated Book Award chances ?

I recently reviewed Éric Chevillard's The Author and Me, and yesterday also argued 'Why this book should win' the Best Translated Book Award at Three Percent. (We've been posting on each of the twenty-five longlisted titles; I hope you've been keeping up.....)

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