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PEN American 2013 Literary Awards Shortlists Include Translations of Cecilia Vicuña, Jorge Santiago Perednik, More

By Harriet Staff

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The PEN American Center 2013 Literary Awards shortlists have been announced, along with judges for those awards sans shortlists. Of note, thanks to Publisher’s Weekly:

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation ($3,000): For a book-length translation of poetry into English published in 2012.

JUDGE: Don Mee Choi

SHORTLIST:

Spit Temple by Cecilia Vicuña (Ugly Duckling Presse), Rosa Alcalá

Diadem by Marosa di Giorgio (BOA Editions), Adam Giannelli

Tales of a Severed Head by Rachida Madani (Yale University Press), Marilyn Hacker

The Smoke of Distant Fires by Eduardo Chirinos (Open Letter Books), G. J. Racz

Almost 1 Book/Almost 1 Life by Elfriede Czurda (Burning Deck), Rosmarie Waldrop

The Shock of the Lenders and Other Poems by Jorge Santiago Perednik (Action Books), Molly Weigel

Find out more information here.

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Posted in Poetry News on Friday, July 12th, 2013 by Harriet Staff.