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 […]
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 […]
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. George C. Schoolfield (1926-2016), prolific scholar, respected and beloved teacher, mentor and friend to many. He will be sorely missed. Read the obituary here.