Since 2001 the Roth Endowment has sponsored a Persian Translation Prize adjudicated by members of the American Institute of Iranian Studies (AIIS), which represents over 30 universities teaching Farsi. The Persian Translation Prize seeks to honour superlative English translations of both contemporary and ancient Persian texts. […]
On 11 December 2014, at the traditional Saint Lucy dinner, the Italian-Swedish Chamber of Commerce Assosvezia, together with the Swedish Embassy and the group for the promotion of Sweden, awarded the prize ‘Promoter of Sweden of the year 2014’ to the Seminar on translating Swedish children’s literature into Italian, delivered by Laura Cangemi, Maria Cristina Lombardi and Katia De Marco. […]
The London Book Fair is offering an International Literary Translation Initiative Award, which recognises the contribution of ‘organisations that have succeeded in raising the profile of literature in translation, promoting literary translators, and encouraging new translators and translated works’…
2014 Tarabya Prizes for German–Turkish literary translations awarded.
The 2014 Czech State Prize for Translation to Jiří Pechar.
2014 Josef Jungmann Prize for Robert Svoboda, and other Czech translation awards
Paul Celan Prize 2014 for translator Gerhard Meier.
Awards, posters and round tables on International Translation Day in Croatia.
Irish – Chinese Literature Translation Prize to Ma Aimong.
Hans Boland, a Dutch translator of Russian literature, has refused to accept Russia’s Pushkin Medal because of his objections to President Vladimir Putin as a ‘very great danger to freedom and peace on our planet’. Established in 1999, the Pushkin Medal is awarded by the Russian government to individuals for extraordinary achievements in arts and culture.
Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation goes to Uta Szyszkowitz and Ahmet Cemal.
Special award of Publishers’ Union of Turkey for imprisoned translator Tonguç Ok.
Dublin IMPAC award for Juan Gabriel Vásquez and translator Anne McClean.
Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014 to author Hassan Blasim and translator Jonathan Wright.
Finnish translation awards to Ilona Nykyri and Jaana Kapari-Jatta.
2014 Leipzig Book Fair Prize for Translation to Robin Detje.
2014 Straelen Translation Award to Marianne Gareis and Michael Kegler.
The 2013 Czech State Prize for Translation to Vratislav Jiljí Slezák.
Martin de Haan is the laureate of the 2013 Translation Prize of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.
Call for entries: Rossica Prize for English translation of Russian literature.