Following up on the announcement made in May, PEN America has just announced this year's shortlist for their Translation Prize. The lucky winner, which will receive $3,000 USD, will be known July 30th. Additionally, almost $150,000 will be distributed throughout 17 other categories, including awards, fellowships, grants, and prizes.
Here's the shortlist:
- "An Armenian Sketchbook" by Vasily Grossman, translated from Russian by Elizabeth & Robert Chandler
- "Transit" by Anna Seghers, translated from German by Margot Bettauer Dembo
- "The African Shore" by Rodrigo Rey Rosa, translated from Spanish by Jeffrey Gray
- "The Emperor’s Tomb" by Joseph Roth, translated from German by Michael Hofmann
- "Autobiography of a Corpse" by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, translated from Russian by Joanne Turnbull & Nikolai Formozov