Announcing the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize Shortlist!

Announcing the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize Shortlist!

Announcing the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize Shortlist!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. This prize, which was inaugurated in 2009, recognizes the importance of Asian translation for international literature and promotes the translation of Asian works into English. This year’s judges are Chenxin Jiang, Vivek Narayanan, and Hai-Dang Phan. The award-winning book and translator for 2019 will receive a $5,000 cash prize, and the award will be announced during ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA42: Sight and Sound, being held this year from November 7-10 in Rochester, NY. If you can’t join us in person, follow our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (@littranslate) for the announcement of the winner!