It's award season once again, and we bring you books in translation that have made it to short lists or just received recognition worldwide by earning a literary prize.
Additionally, the recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award is Rolando Hinojosa-Smith. At 84, he is a Professor of Literature at the University of Texas, Austin, where he has taught for nearly three decades. Hinojosa-Smith is best known for his ambitious Klail City Death Trip cycle of novels, as well as an accomplished translator, essayist, and mentor to several generations of writers.
Antonia Lloyd-Jones is the Polish-to-English translator who received the Found in Translation Award, which is usually the award is given for a single book. However, in 2013 the jury made an exception and decided to give the award to Ms. Lloyd-Jones for the entirety of her output from the previous year. Two of the seven books she completed in the 2012-2013 season werePaweł Huelle's "Cold Sea Stories" and Zygmunt Miłoszewski's "A Grain of Truth."