ALTA AWARDS

2018 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

NTA in Poetry

Third-Millennium Heart by Ursula Andkjær Olsen, translated from the Danish by Katrine Øgaard Jensen
(Action Books & Broken Dimanche Press)

 
NTA in Prose

Compass by Mathias Énard, translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell
(New Directions)

 

Lucien Stryk Prize

Notes of a Crocodile by Qiu Miaojin, translated from the Chinese by Bonnie Huie
(New York Review Books)

 

IPTA

For Isabel, A Mandala by Antonio Tabucchi, translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris
(Archipelago Books)

 

2019 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

This year's award made thanks to support from the Center for the Art of Translation

Bleeding From All 5 Senses by Mario Santiago Papasquiaro, translated from the Spanish by Cole Heinowitz
(forthcoming from White Pine Press)

 


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