“Shadow” Plays from Sweden and Denmark in NYC

During the month of March (March 4 thru April 1), August Strindberg Repertory Theatre will stage two Scandinavian plays in repertory: Journey in Light and Shadow by Danish novelist and playwright Stig Dalager, and Marty’s Shadow by acclaimed Swedish writer Stig Dagerman. Journey in Light and Shadow (adapted by Natalie Menna from the translation by […]

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ASF Announces 2016 Translation Prize Winners

The American-Scandinavian Foundation has announced the winners of its 37th annual Translation Competition for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author born after 1900. The 2016 winners are Barbara Sjoholm of Port Townsend, WA and Kara Billey Thordarson of Alberta, Canada. Ms. Sjoholm received the Nadia Christensen Prize […]

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PEN America Announces Translation Fund Grants

PEN America has announced this year’s recipients of Translation Fund grants. The Fund, now in its fourteenth year, provides support for translation projects from a broad range of languages, this year including Arabic, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Nepali. Among this year’s recipients is STiNA member Kira Josefsson “for her skilled translation from the Swedish of […]

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