The prize for German – Italian translations, established in 2008, is awarded alternately to Italian and German translators whose work has contributed to the dissemination of contemporary literature in Italy and Germany.

After careful scrutiny of the submitted works, the jury decided in their meeting on 18 February 2012 to award the prize for best translation to Marina Pugliano and Julia Rader for Un Viaggio (‘A Journey’) by H.G. Adler, and the debut prize to Giusi Drago for È morto Tito (‘Tito is Dead’) by Marica Bodrožić.

The award ceremony will be held on 27 March 2012, 6:00 p.m., in the Auditorium of Villa Farnesina, Via della Lungara 230, Rome.

Marina Pugliano, Julia Rader, and Giusi Drago awarded for German-Italian Translation
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