PEN Translation PrizeWinner

Given by PEN America

Other Names: PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize
64 Works 233,415 Books 4,199 Reviews 4.0
Stages:
All, Winner (64), Finalist (2), Shortlist (36), Longlist (41)
Categories:
Years:
All, 2023 (1), 2022 (1), 2021 (1), 2020 (1), 2019 (1), 2018 (1), 2017 (1), 2016 (1), 2015 (1), 2014 (1), 2013 (1), 2012 (2), 2011 (1), 2010 (1), 2009 (1), 2008 (1), 2007 (1), 2006 (1), 2005 (1), 2004 (1), 2003 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (2), 1985 (2), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1979 (1), 1978 (1), 1977 (1), 1976 (1), 1975 (1), 1974 (1), 1973 (1), 1972 (1), 1971 (1), 1970 (1), 1969 (1), 1968 (1), 1967 (1), 1966 (1), 1965 (1), 1964 (1), 1963 (1)

Winner 64

WorkCategoryYear
People from Bloomington by Budi Darma2023
Migratory Birds (Undelivered Lectures) by Mariana Oliver2022
A Country for Dying by Abdellah Taïa2021
The Ten Loves of Nishino by Hiromi KawakamiAllison Markin Powell2020
Love by Hanne OrstavikMartin Aitken2019
Katalin Street by Magda Szabó2018
Angel of Oblivion by Maja Haderlap2017
The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector2016
Baboon by Naja Marie Aidt2015
Autobiography of a Corpse by Sigismund Krzyżanowski2014
The Island of Second Sight by Albert Vigoleis Thelen2013
Stone Upon Stone by Wiesław Myśliwski2012
Bones Will Crow by ko ko thett2012
Journal of an Ordinary Grief by Mahmoud Darwish2011
Wonder by Hugo Claus2010
2666 by Roberto Bolaño2009
The Maias by Eça de Queirós2008
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky2007
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami2006
Fatelessness by Imre Kertész2005
Sepharad by Antonio Muñoz Molina2004
The Moon and the Bonfires by Cesare Pavese2003
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy2002
Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross by Sigrid Undset2001
Selected Writings by Gérard de Nerval2000
The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth1999
Six Early Stories by Thomas Mann1998
The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh by Vincent van Gogh1997
View with a Grain of Sand by Wisława Szymborska1996
Selected Poems of Su Tung-P'o by Su Dongpo1995
Earthlight by André Breton1994
The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom by Ignacy Krasicki1993
A Poet's Bible: Rediscovering the Voices of the Original Text by David Rosenberg1992
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky1991
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco1990
The Stranger by Albert Camus1989
A Scrap of Time and Other Stories by Ida Fink1988
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind1987
The Lover by Marguerite Duras1986
Popol Vuh by Quiché Maya1986
Sweeney Astray by Seamus Heaney1985
The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa1985
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco1984
Four comedies by Molière1983
From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry by Hiroaki Sato1982
Evening Edged in Gold by Arno Schmidt1981
Homage to the Lame Wolf: Selected Poems by Vasko Popa1980
The Storm and Other Poems by Eugenio Montale1979
One Way or Another by Leonardo Sciascia1978
The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel García Márquez1977
A Short History of Decay by E. M. Cioran1976
Count Julian by Juan Goytisolo1975
The Obscene Bird of Night by José Donoso1974
Poems of Sextus Propertius by J. P. McCulloch1973
Letters of Thomas Mann, 1889-1955 by Thomas Mann1972
Hope Against Hope: A Memoir by Nadezhda Mandelstam1971
The History of Italy by Francesco Guicciardini1970
Selected Translations 1948-1968 by W. S. Merwin1969
Modern Russian Poetry: an anthology with verse translations by Vladimir Markov1968
Sagarana by João Guimarães Rosa1967
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss1966
The Story of a Life by Konstantin Paustovski1965
The Tin Drum by Günter Grass1964
The Viceroys by Federico De Roberto1963

Descriptions

Formerlly known as PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize (1963-2008)

Wikipedia info (English, Member-written)
The PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize is an annual award given to outstanding translations into the English language. It has been presented annually by PEN American Center and the Book of the Month Club since 1963.

The distinction comes with a cash prize of USD $3,000. Any book-length English translation published in the United States during the year in question is eligible, irrespective of the residence or nationality of either the translator or the original author.

Award was renamed PEN Translation Prize (2009-present)

Wikipedia info (English, Member-written)

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