2016 Best Translated Book Award Winners Announced

1939419549.01.LZZZZZZZ1908276428.01.LZZZZZZZLast night at an event at The Folly in NYC, the 2016 winners of the Best Translated Book Award were announced. The prizes ($5000 for each translator and writer) have gone to Lisa Dillman for her translation from the Spanish of the novel Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, and to Hilary Kaplan, for her translation from the Portuguese of Angelica Freitas’s poetry collection e Shake. Congratulations to the 2016 BTBA winners, and to the finalists for the awards. For more information on the winning books and comments from the judges, see the official announcement on The Millions.

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