September 7, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlists for the 2022 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the inaugural Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award (SUFTA), and the National Translation Awards (NTA) in Prose and Poetry!

Reminder: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2022 Selden Prize Competition for translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are welcomed!  For details see the prize announcement at:

From the competition website:

The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award are here! From a record-breaking number of submissions, translator and author Dr. Ahmed Aladawi won the Translation Award for his translation of George Makdisi ‘s THE RISE OF HUMANISM IN CLASSICAL ISLAM AND THE CHRISTIAN WEST. These awards will be given out today at a ceremony at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Find out about the award winners on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award website:

Calling translators of Japanese literature! Working on an as-yet-unpublished project? Submit it to the 2022 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize by August 1!

From the prize website: