Grand Prize for Literary Translation 2016 awarded by the APT and the SPA

Grand Prize for Literary Translation 2016 awarded by the APT and the SPA

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).

Prizes for literary translation awarded by the Portuguese Translators’ Association

Prizes for literary translation awarded by the Portuguese Translators’ Association

To celebrate International Translation Day, the Portuguese Translators’ Association (APT (http://www NULL.apt NULL.pt/)) awarded two literary translation prizes to two translators who employed their talent and sensitivity to produce new translations of two of the greatest works of literature: James Joyce’s Ulysses (translated by Jorge Vaz de Carvalho) and Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities (translated by Paulo Faria).