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And the winners of this year’s Best Translated Book Awards are…

And the winners of this year’s Best Translated Book Awards are…

May 5, 2016

Chad Post, creator of Three Percent and a founder of the awards program as publisher of the University’s Open Letter Books, announced the winners May 4 during a ceremony in New York City.

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How Amazon came to dominate fiction in translation

How Amazon came to dominate fiction in translation

December 9, 2015

“Three times more than the next press. Three times!” Chad Post wrote on Sunday, on the database of American translated fiction that he runs on the University of Rochester’s Three Percent blog.

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Best Translated Book Awards announces shortlist

Best Translated Book Awards announces shortlist

May 5, 2015

The shortlists for the 2015 Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday at Three Percent, the website of the program in international literature at the University of Rochester in New York. Ten works of fiction and six books of poetry were named finalists for the awards.

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Krasznahorkai and Biagini win 2014 Best Translated Book Awards

Krasznahorkai and Biagini win 2014 Best Translated Book Awards

April 29, 2014

The award is the only prize of its kind to honor the best original works of international literature and poetry published in the United States over the previous year.

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Best Translated Book Award honored at London Book Fair

Best Translated Book Award honored at London Book Fair

April 17, 2014

The Best Translated Book Award — launched in 2008 by Three Percent, the University’s website for translated literature — is the only prize of its kind to honor the best original works of international fiction and poetry published in the United States.

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Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

April 15, 2014

So the Best Translated Book Awards, organized by the University of Rochester, are especially sweet for the people who translate and publish such works. The 20 finalists include multiple works published by New Directions, the Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher Archipelago Books, and Zephyr Press of Brookline, Mass.

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Open Letter Gets Art Works Grant

Open Letter Gets Art Works Grant

December 19, 2013

The literary translation press has been selected to receive an Art Works grant to expand its work in promoting emerging international authors.

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Prof Wins Translation Book Award

Prof Wins Translation Book Award

December 11, 2013

Kathleen Parthé’s book A Herzen Reader features one hundred essays and editorials by Russian radical thinker Alexander Herzen.

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Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

May 7, 2013

This year’s event was part of “Literary Mews,” a new component of the PEN World Voices Festival organized by the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

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2013 Best Translated Book Award Finalists Announced

April 11, 2013

A testament to the diversity of books available to English readers, the lists of finalists include poets from China, Romania, and Macedonia, and prose writers from Djibouti, Russia, Iran, and Argentina

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