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