Carol Brown Janeway, senior vice-president and senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf, and distinguished literary translator, will be the recipient of the 2014 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature, Words without Borders announced today.
The Ottaway Award will be presented to Ms. Janeway at the annual Words without Borders gala on October 28, 2014 in New York City, chaired by Maria B. Campbell.
Named in honor of the first chair of Words without Borders, James H. Ottaway, Jr., the annual award recognizes an individual whose work and activism has supported Words without Borders’ mission of promoting cultural understanding through the publication and promotion of international literature. In 2013, the inaugural Ottaway Award was presented to renowned editor Drenka Willen.
WWB’s 2014 gala will be held at Tribeca Three Sixty in New York City on October 28, 2014.
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