2018 National Translation Award Longlist Celebrates Translated Works

July 18, 2018 | 15 books mentioned 1 2 min read

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced the Poetry and Prose longlists for the 2018 National Translation Awards (NTA). In its twentieth year, the annual award celebrates translated fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction by examining “both the source text and its relation to the finished English work.”

Here are the two 2018 NTA longlists (with bonus links):




The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) will announce the 5-title shortlists in September.

is an associate editor for The Millions. She works in academic publishing by day and is a freelance writer and book reviewer by night. She tweets at @CarolynQuimby.

One comment:

  1. Surely ‘The Book of Disquiet’ is prose rather than poetry? However classified, it’s a magnificent work – read it!
    Eamonn Barrett.

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