Samantha Schnee and Susan Harris with Rose Fenton (Free Word Centre Director)
We are thrilled to announce that Words Without Borders has won The 2016 London Book Fair/Publishers Weekly Literary Translation Initiative Award! Founding editor Samantha Schnee and editorial director Susan Harris (pictured) were at the ceremony to receive the award. Our heartfelt thanks to the many WWB writers, translators, and editors near and far with whom we share this honor, and congratulations to the other finalists, Archipelago Books and Paper Republic.
One of the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards, the Literary Translation Initiative Award celebrates organizations that have succeeded in raising the profile of literature in translation, promoting literary translators, and encouraging new translators and translated works.