Friday, May 08, 2009
The shortlist for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize has been announced.
Anthea Bell for Sasa Stanisic’s How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone (Weidenfeld)
David Colmer for Gerbrand Bakker’s The Twin (Harvill Secker)
Sarah Death for Alexander Ahndoril’s The Director (Portobello)
Christine Donougher for Sylvie Germain’s Magnus (Dedalus)
Michael Hofmann for Fred Wander’s The Seventh Well (Granta)
Marek Tomin for Emil Hakl’s Of Kids and Parents (Twisted Spoon Press).
The awards ceremony will take place at St Anne's College, Oxford, on 10 June.
The judges are Hermione Lee, Julie Curtis, Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe, Chris Miller and Matthew Reynolds (Chair).