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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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NEA Grant Translates into Support for <em>Open Letter</em>

NEA Grant Translates into Support for Open Letter

December 4, 2012

Selected from a pool of 1,509, the press was awarded $45,000 to support the promotion of books in translation and the continuation of the translation centric website, Three Percent.

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Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Co-hosted by Open Letter Books, the University of Rochester’s literary publishing house dedicated to publishing translated literature, the conference consists of roundtables, workshops, readings, and a film screening at Rochester’s Little Theatre.

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