Czech Translators of the North, a professional organization associating literary translators from Nordic languages into Czech, is organizing the international conference Northern Wind of Change: Improving the working conditions of literary translators […]
Ika Kaminka has been awarded the 2021 Skjønnlitterære Oversetterfonds prize for her complete work as a translator from Japanese and English. The Prize was awarded at the Norwegian Festival of Literature on Thursday 27 May 2021 […]
The Bastian Prize 2020 for Translated Literature Into Norwegian was announced on October 1st on the occasion of International Translation Day. […]
Translation History is the main topic of this two-day workshop, organized by Traveling Texts (University of Oslo) and the Norwegian Encyclopedia of Translators (Norwegian Association of Literary Translators). […]
At Frankfurt International Book Fair, translators were paid a homage by the Norwegian writer Erika Fatland, who said that “Translators, who are often ignored, are the heroes of literature that I deal with every day.” […]
The 2019 Bastian Prize for Outstanding Literary Translation was awarded in the course of the International Translation Day celebrations in Oslo on 26 September 2019. The Bastian is the annual translation prize of the Norwegian Association of Literary Translators’ (Norsk Oversetterforening). […]
StradeLab, a cultural association linked with SLC-Strade, is organising ‘Laboratorio Nordico – Translating the North’, the first peer-to-peer seminar for literary translators from Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish into Italian. The seminar is funded by the Danish Arts Foundation, Icelandic Literature Center, Norla and the Swedish Arts Council. […]
Oda Myran Winsnes has been awarded the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize for 2016 for her Norwegian translation of Samar Yazbek’s The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria. The prize, which is awarded each year by the Norwegian Booksellers’ Association and the Norwegian Non-fiction Writers and Translators Association (NFF), goes to a newly established translator of non-fiction who has produced a high quality translation of a new work of non-fiction literature. Oda Myran Winsnes was awarded the prize and a cheque for NOK 50,000 (EUR 6,250) at this year’s International Translation Day celebrations in Oslo on 29 September 2016. […]
The Russian translator Nargis Shinkarenko is the recipient of NORLA’s 2016 Translator’s Award for her translations of non-fiction literature from Norwegian into Russian. The announcement was made on 29 September in Oslo, during the celebration of International Translation Day and the feast of St. Jerome. The award, now in its 11th year, is given annually and on an alternating basis to talented translators of fiction and non-fiction and is intended as a measure to encourage the promotion of Norwegian literature. […]
During International Translation Day celebrations in Oslo on 29 September 2016, the Bastian Prize for Outstanding Literary Translation, the Norwegian Association of Literary Translators’ (Norsk Oversetterforening) annual translation prize, was awarded to Kristina Solum for her translation of Roberto Bolano’s 2666. […]
The Bulgarian literary translator Eva Kaneva is the recipient of NORLA’s 2015 Translator’s Award for her translations from Norwegian into Bulgarian. The announcement was made on 1 October, just after International Translation Day and the feast of St Jerome. The award, now in its tenth year, is given annually to a translator of Norwegian literature and was established to raise awareness of the contribution made by foreign translators. […]
Pessoa-loving publisher turns book into bestseller and honours Norwegian translator.
The Bastian Translation Prizes have been awarded in Norway.
CEATL welcomes new member associations from Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Norway.