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Julia Sanches and Daniel Hahn Long Listed for the 2022 Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize for Literary Translation

We were delighted to learn that PELTA committee members Julia Sanches and Daniel Hahn have been long listed for the 2022 Oxford-Weidenfeld prize for literary translation. Julia has been long listed for her translation, from the Catalan, of Permafrost (And Other Stories) by Eva Baltasar. Daniel has been long listed for his translation, from the…

Diane Grosklaus Whitty Long Listed for Jan Michalski Prize for Literature

We were delighted to learn that The Collector of Leftover Souls (Granta/Graywolf) by Eliane Brum, and translated by PELTA member Diane Grosklaus Whitty, has been long listed for the 2022 Jan Michalski Prize for Literature. The Swiss literary prize is awarded for any work of fiction or non-fiction published anywhere in the world in any…

Portuguese in Translation Book Club

The newly-founded Portuguese in Translation Book Club outline their goals for 2022 and beyond! “PinT is a book club dedicated to Portuguese-language literature in English translation. We aim to promote contemporary literature from Portuguese-speaking countries and showcase the cultural diversity of our language. Under the umbrella of AILD (International Association of Luso-descendents), we are organising…

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