The translation prizes (administered by the Society of Authors) were awarded at an event in February, at Europe House in London, followed by a discussion with A.L. Kennedy and Adam Mars-Jones.

The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize (£3,000) for translations from Arabic was awarded to Paul Starkey for The Book of the Sultan’s Seal by Youssef Rakha.
The Scott Moncrieff Prize (£1,000) for translations from French went to Frank Wynne for Harraga by Boualem Sansal.
The Schlegel-Tieck Prize (£3,000) for translations from German went to Susan Bernofsky for The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck.
The Bernard Shaw Prize (£2,000) for translations from Swedish went to Thomas Teal for The listener by Tove Jansson.
The Premio Valle Inclán (£2,000) for translations from Spanish was given to Anne McLean for Outlaws by Javier Cercas.

The Vondel Prize for translations from Dutch (€5,000) went jointly to Donald Gardner for his translation of In those Days by Remco Campert and Laura Watkinson for The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt.

UK Society of Authors prizes for Literary Translation
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