Hendrik Lindepuu nominated for the August Sang Award for his translation of Świrszczyńska
Hendrik Lindepuu, this year's winner of the Transatlantyk Award, granted by the Book Institute for lifetime achievement in translation, has been nominated for the August Sang Award for his translation of Anna Świrszczyńska's poem from the volume Budując barykadę (“Building the Barricade”)
The Ehitasin barrikaadi collection was published in Estonia this year. Six translators have been nominated for the award for the best translation of a poem. Together with Hendrik Lindepuu, the final was reached by Eda Ahi, Aare Pilv, Øyvind Rangøy, Livia Viitol, and Märt Väljataga.
The winner will be announced on September 30th.