The PEN Center USA (with headquarters in California, not to be confused with the PEN American Center with headquarters in NYC) has just announced its 2015 literary award winners, including in the category of literary translation. This year’s prize goes to Ainsley Morse & Peter Golub for their translation of Anatomical Theater by Andrei Sen-Senkov (Zephyr Press). Three runners-up have also been named as a longlist:
Dick Cluster, for A Corner of the World by Mylene Fernández-Pintado (City Lights)
Jessica Cohen, for Falling Out of Time by David Grossman (Alfred A. Knopf)
Susan McLean, for Selected Epigrams of Martial (University of Wisconsin Press)
This year’s panel of judges included Sean Cotter, Piotr Florczyk and Anthoyn Seidman. Congratulations to all the translators whose work was honored!