Out of 58 eligible entries from UK and Irish publishers, 16 titles have been longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. This new prize aims to address the gender imbalance in translated literature and to increase the number of international women’s voices accessible by a British and Irish readership. The 2017 prize, which will be announced on 15 November, is being judged by:
Boyd Tonkin, Special Adviser, Man Booker International Prize
Susan Bassnett, Emeritus Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick
Amanda Hopkinson, Visiting Professor in Literary Translation, City University of London
Irish entry “The Coast Road” is among the longlisted titles:
“The Coast Road” by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, translated from Irish by Michael Coady, Peter Fallon, Tom French, Alan Gillis, Vona Groarke, John McAuliffe, Medbh McGuckian, Paul Muldoon, Michelle O’Sullivan, Justin Quinn, Billy Ramsell, Peter Sirr and David Wheatley (The Gallery Press, 2016).
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