Tag: Alissa Valles
Award for Alissa Valles, the translator of Ryszard Krynicki
During the annual convention of The Modern Language Association (MLA), held from January 3rd-6th in Chicago, it was announced that the American poet Alissa Valles received the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglioni Prize for translating the volume Nasze życie rośnie ("Our Life Grows") by Ryszard Krynicki, published by New York Review Books with the support of the Polish Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.
„Przesłanie Pana Cogito”, „Pan Tadeusz”, and „Oktostychy” on London Tube
From 5 to 18 November, passengers of the London Underground will be able to read excerpts from Zbigniew Herbert's The Envoy of Mr. Cogito translated by Alissa Valles, Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz's Oktostychy translated by Marek Kazmierski, as well as a new translation of Pan Tadeusz by Bill Johnston, winner of the Transatlantyk and Found in Translation awards granted by the Book Institute.