The APT (http://www NULL.apt NULL.pt/) (Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores) and the SPA (https://www NULL.spautores NULL.pt/) (Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores) had the honour of awarding the Grand Prize for Literary Translation 2016 at a ceremony on 10th November 2016.

The joint winners of the prize were Rui Carvalho Homem for his translation of Ricardo III (Richard III by William Shakespeare) and Rui Pires Cabral for his translation of Na Margem (En la orilla by the Spanish writer Rafael Chirbes).

Honourable mentions were given to Luís Cerqueira, for his translation of Da Natureza das Coisas (De rerum natura by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius), Catarina F. Almeida for her translation of Longe da Multidão (Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy) and Luís Rodrigues dos Santos for his translation 10.04 (10:04 by the American writer Ben Lerner).

Left to right: Teresa Seruya, chair of the jury; Joaquim Letria, President of the SPA; Odette Collas, President of the APT.
Left to right: Teresa Seruya, chair of the jury; Joaquim Letria, President of the SPA; Odette Collas, President of the APT.
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