2021 Translation Prize Finalists

We are delighted to announce the 34th Annual Translation Prize finalists, a group of ten exceptional English translations of French works of fiction and nonfiction.

 

FICTION

Jordan Stump’s translation of Igifu by Scholastique Mukasonga
Archipelago Books

Mark Polizzotti’s translation of Invisible Ink: A Novel by Patrick Modiano
Yale University Press


Olivia Baes’s translation of Jean-Luc Persecuted by Charles Ferdinand Ramuz

Deep Vellum

Natasha Lehrer’s translation of The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaelle Josse
World Editions


Chris Andrews’s translation of Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi

New Directions

 

NONFICTION

Catherine Porter’s translation of Denaturalized: How Thousands Lost their Citizenship and Lives in Vichy France by Claire Zalc
Belknap Press of Havard University Press


Jody Gladding’s translation of Finding Dora Maar: An Artist, an Address Book, a Life by Brigitte Benkemoun

Getty Publications


Willard Wood’s translation of Machiavelli: The Art of Teaching People What to Fear by Patrick Boucheron
Other Press


Hoyt Rogers’s translation of Rome, 1630: The Horizon of the Early Baroque, Followed by Five Essays on Seventeenth-Century Art by Yves Bonnefoy

Seagull Books


Laura Marris’s translation of Those Who Forget: My Family’s Story in Nazi Europe– A Memoir, A History, A Warning by Geraldine Schwarz

Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster