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UK sales of translated fiction grew in 2018

7 March 2019

In the UK, Nielsen Book statistics commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize show that translated fiction sales in the UK grew by 5.5% in 2018, with sales of £20.7...

Benyamin wins inaugural JCB Prize for Literature

26 October 2018

Novelist and short story writer Benyamin has won the inaugural JCB prize for Literature in India. Benyamin won Rs 25 lakhs (A$48,220) for his book Jasmine Days (Juggernaut Books), translated into...

Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature shortlist announced

5 October 2018

In India, the shortlist has been announced for the inaugural 2018 JCB Prize for Literature, which aims to 'foster greater translation between Indian languages' and promote ‘the diversity and energy of...

US arts agency awards US$325,000 in translation grants

4 September 2018

US federal arts-funding agency National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced the 25 recipients of its Literature Translation Fellowships worth US$325,000 (A$451,000) in total. The fellowships enable American and...

Indonesia launches translation grant program 

18 June 2014

Indonesia has launched a translation grant program to assist translations of works by Indonesian authors into English and German as part of its ‘guest of honour’ status at the Frankfurt Book Fair...

Longlists for book translation awards announced 

7 March 2013

The longlists for two international awards for books translated into English have been announced this week. In the UK, the longlist for the Independent Foreign Prize, run by literary charity Booktrust,...

NZ translation grants scheme recipients announced 

25 January 2011

The first recipients of funding from Creative New Zealand's Translation Grant Scheme have been announced. Norwegian publishing house Cappelen Damm will receive funds to translate Joy Cowley's children's book Friends:...

NZ Translation Grants Scheme Announced 

5 October 2010

Creative New Zealand has announced that it will support a new Translation Grant Scheme to encourage the translation of New Zealand literature into foreign languages. The scheme, which will be...

Colmer shares IMPAC Dublin award 

22 June 2010

Amsterdam-based Australian translator David Colmer is the co-winner of this year's International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his translation of The Twin by Gerband Bakker (Scribe) from Dutch into English.Colmer,...