Warwick Prize for Women In Translation Prize 2017

The inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation, a new prize aims to address the gender imbalance in translated literature and to increase the number of international women’s voices accessible by a British and Irish readership. 

The Shortlist

Swallowing Mercury
By Wioletta Greg

Translated from Polish by Eliza Marciniak.

Second-Hand Time
By Svetlana Alexievich, Translator - Bela Shayevich
Memoirs of a Polar Bear
By Yoko Tawada

Translated from German by Susan Bernofsky.

Swallow Summer
By Larissa Boehning, Translated by Lyn Marven
The Coast Road
By Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

Translated from Irish by Michael Coady, Peter Fallon, Tom French, Alan Gillis, Vona Groarke, John McAuliffe, Medbh McGuckian, Paul Muldoon, Michelle O’Sullivan, Justin Quinn, Billy Ramsell, Peter Sirr and David Wheatley.

Clementine Loves Red
By Krystyna Boglar

Translated from Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Zosia Krasodomska-Jones.