By Susan Harris
PEN has just announced its literary awards for 2011. The award for poetry in translation went to Khaled Mattawa for Adonis: Selected Poems by Adonis (Yale University Press, The Margellos World Republic of Letters Series), and for prose to Ibrahim Muhawi for Journal of an Ordinary Grief by Mahmoud Darwish (Archipelago Books). PEN has also granted fellowships to support translations to Amiri Ayanna, Neil Blackadder, Clarissa Botsford, Steve Bradbury, Annmarie S. Drury, Diane Nemec Ignashev, Chenxin Jiang, Hilary B. Kaplan, Catherine Schelbert, Joel Streicker, and Sarah L. Thomas. More details at PEN. Congratulations to all.
Thank you + FIT Translation Awards also http://fitprizes.blogspot.com/
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