Interviews with the 2024 Translation Prize Winners

June 11, 2024

The French-American Foundation is delighted to share recent interviews with our 2024 Translation Prize winners! Get to know winners Frank Wynne, Angela Hunter and Rebecca Wilkin by reading their recent interviews, wherein they discuss their literary craft and winning translations, their journeys to becoming Francophiles, and what winning the Prize means to them.

Fiction Winner:

Frank Wynne, for his translation of The Annual Banquet of the Gravediggers’ Guild by Mathias Énard (New Directions Publishing)

Read Frank’s Interview



Nonfiction Winners:

Angela Hunter & Rebecca Wilkin, for their co-translation of Louise Dupin’s Work on Women: Selections by Louise Dupin (Oxford University Press)Read Angela & Rebecca’s Interview

Don’t miss the chance to celebrate with us next Tuesday, June 18th at The Strand Bookstore in New York City. In addition to meeting the winners, guests will have the pleasure of hearing from distinguished keynote speaker Jonathan Galassi, Chairman and Executive Editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Join us in raising a glass to the art of translation and French-American cultural exchange! This event is free and open to the public, and registration is required to attend.