The Impact of Prizes on Translations and Translators

The Impact of Prizes on Translations and Translators

13 Mar 2019, 10:00 - 11:00

Literary Translation Centre
Language:
English

What effect does a literary prize have on the winning book, author and translator? Have major prizes such as the Man Booker International and the International Dublin Literary Award raised the profile of literature in translation as a whole, or do they result in the promotion of a select few books while others are neglected? And what about the less high-profile awards: can a win still boost a translator’s career?

 

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Contributors

  • Charlotte Collins

    Chairperson

  • Margaret Jull Costa

    Speaker

    Margaret Jull Costa has been a literary translator for over thirty years and has translated works by novelists such as Eça de Queiroz, José Saramago...

  • Maureen Freely

    Speaker

    Maureen Freely is a writer with seven novels to her name and many other strings to her bow. Well known as a translator of the Turkish Nobel Laureate...

  • Jacques Testard

    Speaker

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