Poets & Writers

Recent Winners

American Literary Translators Association

NATIONAL TRANSLATION AWARDS

Katrine Øgaard Jensen of New York City won the 2018 National Translation Award in Poetry for her translation from the Danish of Ursula Andekjær’s poetry collection Third-Millennium Heart (Action Books/Broken Dimanche Press). Kareem James Abu-Zeid, Jennifer Feeley, and Sawako Nakayasu judged.

Charlotte Mandell of Red Hook, New York, won the 2018 National Translation Award in Prose for her translation from the French of Mathias Énard’s novel Compass (New Directions). They each received $2,500. Esther Allen, Tess Lewis, and Jeremy Tiang judged. The annual awards are given for a book of poetry and a book of prose translated from any language into English and published in the previous year.

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LUCIEN STRYK ASIAN TRANSLATION PRIZE

Bonnie Huie of New York City won the 2018 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize for her translation from the Chinese of Qiu Miaojin’s novel Notes of a Crocodile (New York Review Books). She received $5,000. Robert Hueckstedt, Juliet Winters Carpenter, and Sora Kim-Russell judged. The annual award is given for a book of poetry, fiction, or nonfiction translated from an Asian language into English and published in the previous year.

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ITALIAN PROSE IN TRANSLATION AWARD

Elizabeth Harris of Alma, Wisconsin, won the 2018 Italian Prose in Translation Award for her translation from the Italian of Antonio Tabucchi’s novel For Isabel: A Mandala (Archipelago Books). She received $5,000. Geoffrey Brock, Peter Constantine, and Sarah Stickney judged. The annual award is given for a book of fiction or nonfiction translated from Italian into English and published in the previous year.

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CLIFF BECKER BOOK PRIZE IN TRANSLATION

Cole Heinowitz of New York City won the 2019 Cliff Becker Book Prize for her translation from the Spanish of Mario Santiago Papasquiaro’s poetry collection Bleeding From All 5 Senses. She received $1,000 and publication of her translation by White Pine Press in partnership with the Center for the Art of Translation. Daniel Borzutzky, Aaron Coleman, and Mani Rao judged. The annual award is given for a book of poetry translated from any language into English. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.

American Literary Translators Association, University of Arizona, Esquire Building #205, 1230 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721. Rachael Daum, Communications and Awards Manager.
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Anhinga Press

ANHINGA–ROBERT DANA PRIZE FOR POETRY

Heidi Reszies of Richmond, Virginia, won the 2018 Anhinga–Robert Dana Prize for Of Water and Other Soft Con structions. She received $2,000, and her book will be published by Anhinga Press in September. Samiya Bashir judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is May 31.

Anhinga Press, Anhinga–Robert Dana Prize for Poetry, P.O. Box 3665, Tallahassee, FL 32315. Kristine Snodgrass,

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