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Batchelder Honor Award to The Lily Pond translated by Linda Schenck

The Batchelder Award (Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association) is given to the “most outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States.”

32nd Annual Translation Prize to Michael Meigs

Michael Meigs has been awarded the 32nd annual Translation Prize for 2011 from the American Scandinavian Foundation for his translation of excerpts from The Dean (Dekanen), a novel by Lars Gustafsson. Gustafsson, well-known Swedish poet and novelist, is a long-time resident of Austin, Texas.