2014 French-American Foundation Translation Prizes Announced

Screen Shot 2014-05-23 at 9.36.38 AMAt a ceremony at the Century Association in New York last night, the 2014 French-American Foundation Translation Prizes were awarded. Nicholas Elliott and Alison Dundy were awarded the prize in non-fiction for their translation of The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert. Adriana Hunter was awarded the prize in fiction for her translation of Eléctrico by Hervé Le Tellier. The prizes were announced at an awards ceremony including a panel discussion on the role of small presses in publishing works in translation, featuring Esther Allen, Judith Gurewich and Karen Phillips, moderated by Charles Kolb.

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