Tag: Adam Mickiewicz
Translations of Mickiewicz and Schulz nominated for the prestigious American National Translation Award
Two translations of Polish books have been included in the longlist of translations nominated for the prestigious National Translation Award granted by the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA). Among the nominees, there are Madeline G. Levine, a winner of Found in Translation Award for her translation of Bruno Schulz, and Bill Johnston, a Transatlantyk Award winner for his translation of Adam Mickiewicz. Both translations have been published with the support of the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.
Bedside table #23. Professor Marek A. Cichocki: Not to lose the delight of reading
Marek A. Cichocki, philosopher and political scientist, talks about his recent readings, books that shaped him, fondness for decent Polish prose, and about what he is looking for in literature.
Translations of Dehnel, Mickiewicz, and Zagajewski nominated for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation
Nominations for the PEN America Awards were announced yesterday. In the category "Poetry in Translation", among the ten nominated entries, there were as many as three translations of works by Polish authors: a collection of poems by Jacek Dehnel Aperture translated by Karen Kovacik, Asymmetry by Adam Zagajewski, and Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania translated by Bill Johnston. The latter was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.