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Translated Literature Longlist Announced

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature has now been announced. Ten novels from eight languages are on the list, including two by Swedish authors. The Helios Disaster by Linda Boström Knausgård, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles is a study of loss that brings the myth of Athena to Sweden.
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ASF Announces 2017 Translation Prize Winners

The American-Scandinavian Foundation has announced the winners of its 38th annual Translation Competition for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author born after 1900. The winner of the Nadia Christensen Prize was Maija Liisa Mäkinen, for her translation of Pelon maantiede by Finnish author Anja Snellman.
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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.
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