ALTA AWARDS

2019 ALTA AWARD WINNERS

 

National Translation Award in Poetry

Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania by Adam Mickiewicz, translated from the Polish by Bill Johnston
(Archipelago Books)

 
National Translation Award in Prose

What's Left of the Night by Ersi Sotiropoulos, translated from the Greek by Karen Emmerich
(New Vessel Press)

 

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

Autobiography of Death by Kim Hyesoon, translated from the Korean by Don Mee Choi
(New Directions)

 

Italian Prose in Translation Award

The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti, translated from the Italian by Simon Carnell & Erica Segre
(Harvill Secker (UK) and Atria (US))

 

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