(This award was formerly named the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize.)

1963  Archibald Colquhoun, The Viceroys by Federico de Roberto (Harcourt Brace), translated from the Italian

1964  Ralph Manheim, The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass (Pantheon), translated from the German

1965  Joseph Barnes, The Story of a Life by Konstantin Paustovsky (Pantheon), translated from the Russian

1966  Geoffrey Skelton & Adrian Mitchell, Marat\Sade by Peter Weiss (Atheneum), translated from the German

1967  Harriet de Onis, Sagarana by J. Guimaraes Rosa (Knopf), translated from the Portuguese

1968  Vladimir Markov & Merrill Sparks, editors Modern Russian Poetry (Bobbs–Merrill), translated from the Russian

1969 W. S. Merwin, Selected Translations 1948-1968 (Atheneum), translated from various languages

1970  Sidney Alexander, The History of Italy by Francesco Guicciardini (Macmillan), translated from the Italian

1971  Max Hayward, Hope Against Hope by Nadezhda Mandelstam (Atheneum), translated from the Russian

1972  Richard & Clara Winston, Letters of Thomas Mann by Thomas Mann (Knopf), translated from the German

1973  J. P. McCullough, The Poems of Sextus Propertius by Propertius (University of California Press), translated from the Latin

1974  Hardie St. Martin & Leonard Mades, The Obscene Bird of Night by Jose Donoso (Knopf), translated from the Spanish

1975  Helen R. Lane, Count Julian by Juan Goytisolo (Viking Press/Richard Seaver Books), translated from the Spanish

1976  Richard Howard, A Short History of Decay by E. M. Cioran (Viking Press), translated from the French

1977  Gregory Rabassa, Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Harper & Row), translated from the Spanish

1978  Adrienne Foulke, One Way or Another by Leonardo Sciascia (Harper & Row), translated from the Italian

1979  Charles Wright, The Storm and other poems by Eugenio Montale (Oberlin College/Field Translation Series), translated from the Italian

1980  Charles Simic, Homage to the Lame Wolf by Vasko Popa (Oberlin College/Field Translation Series), translated from the Serbian

1981  John E. Woods, Evening Edged in Gold by Arno Schmidt (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), translated from the German

1982  Hiroaki Sato & Burton Watson, From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry (Anchor Press/University of Washington Press), translated from the Japanese

1983  Richard Wilbur, Four Comedies: The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, The Learned Ladies, The School for Wives by Molière Jean Baptiste Poquelin De Moliere (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), translated from the French

1984  William Weaver, The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), translated from the Italian

1985  Prose: Helen R. Lane, The War at the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), translated from the Spanish
         Poetry: Seamus Heaney, Sweeney Astray by Seamus Heaney (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

1986  Prose: Barbara Bray, The Lover by Marguerite Duras (Pantheon), translated from the French
         Poetry: Dennis Tedlock, Popol Vuh: The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life by Dennis Tedlock (Simon and Schuster), translated from the K’iche’

1987  John E. Woods, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind (Knopf), translated from the German

1988  Madeline Levine & Francine Prose, A Scrap of Time by Ida Fink (Pantheon), translated from the Polish

1989  Matthew Ward, The Stranger by Albert Camus (Random House), translated from the French

1990  William Weaver, Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), translated from the Italian

1991  Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky, The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (North Point Press), translated from the Russian

1992  David Rosenberg, The Poet’s Bible (Hyperion), from the Hebrew

1993  Thomas Hoisington, The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom by Ignacy Krasicki (Northwestern University Press), translated from the Polish

1994  Bill Zavatsky & Zack Rogow, Earthlight by André Breton (Sun & Moon), translated from the French

1995  Burton Watson, Selected Poems of Su Tung–p’o (Copper Canyon), translated from the Chinese

1996  Stanislaw Baranczak & Clare Cavanagh, View With a Grain of Sand by Wislawa Szymborska (Harcourt), translated from the Polish

1997  Arnold Pomerans, The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (Viking), translated from the Dutch

1998  Peter Constantine, Six Early Stories by Thomas Mann (Sun & Moon), translated from the German

1999  Michael Hofmann, The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth (St. Martin’s), translated from the German

2000  Richard Sieburth, Selected Writings by Gerard De Nerval (Penguin), translated from the French

2001  Tiina Nunnally, Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross by Sigrid Undset (Penguin), translated from the Norwegian

2002  Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (Viking), translated from the Russian

2003  R.W. Flint, The Moon and the Bonfires by Cesare Pavese (New York Review of Books), translated from the Italian

2004  Margaret Sayers Peden, Sepharad by Antonio Muñoz Molina (Mariner), translated from the Spanish

Runners-Up:
Linda Coverdale, Street of Lost Footsteps (Universtiy of Nebraska Press) by Lyonel Trouillot, translated from the French
Hillel Halkin, The Liberated Bride (Harvest Books, Harcourt) by A. B. Yehoshua, translated from the Hebrew

2005  Tim Wilkinson, Fatelessness by Imre Kertesz (Vintage), translated from the Hungarian

Runners-Up:
Zack Rogow, Green Wheat by Colette (Sarabande Books), translated from the French
Andrew Shields, The Cello Player by Michael Krüger (Harcourt), translated from the German

2006  Philip Gabriel, Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami (Knopf), translated from the Japanese

Runners-Up:
Flora Drew, The Noodle Maker by Ma Jian (Picador), translated from the Chinese
Michael Hofmann, Unformed Landscape by Peter Stamm (Other Press), translated from the German

2007  Sandra Smith, Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky (Knopf), translated from the French

Runners-Up:
Carol Brown Janeway, Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann (Pantheon Books), translated from the German
Shaun Whiteside, 54 by Wu Ming (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), translated from the Italian

2008  Margaret Jull Costa, The Maias by Jose Maria Eca de Queiros (New Directions), translated from the Portuguese

Runners-Up:
Peter Constantine, The Essential Writings of Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (Random House), translated from the Italian
Evan Fallenberg, A Pigeon and a Boy by Meir Shalev (Schocken Books), translated from the Hebrew

2009  Natasha Wimmer, 2666 by Roberto Bolaño (FSG), translated from the Spanish

Runners-Up:
Jordan Stump, The Waitress Was New by Dominique Fabre (Archipelago Books), translated from the French
Joel Rotenberg, The Post-Office Girl by Stefan Zweig (NYRB Classics), translated from the German

2010  Michael Henry Heim, Wonder by Hugo Claus (Archipelago), translated from the Dutch

Runners-Up:
Esther Allen, Rex by Jose Manuel Prieto (Grove), translated from the Spanish
David Constantine, Faust: The Second Part of the Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang van Goethe (Penguin), translated from the German

2011  Ibrahim Muhawi, Journal of an Ordinary Grief by Mahmoud Darwish (Archipelago Books), translated from the Arabic

Runners-Up:
David Bellos, Hocus Bogus by Romain Gary, publishing as Émile Ajar (Yale University Press/The Margellos World Republic of Letters), translated from the French
Malcolm C. Lyons with Ursula Lyons, The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1001 Nights (Penguin Classics), translated from the Arabic

2012  Bill Johnston, Stone upon Stone by Wieslaw Mysliwski (Archipelago Books), translated from the Polish

Runners-Up:
Sinan Antoon, In the Presence of Absence by Mahmoud Darwish (Archipelago Books), translated from the Arabic
Margaret Jull Costa, The Land at the End of the World by Antonio Lobo Antunes (W.W. Norton), translated from the Portuguese

2013  Donald O. White, The Island of Second Sight by Albert Vigoleis (Overlook Press), translated from the German

Runner-Up:
Katherine Silver, The Cardboard House by Martín Adán (New Directions)

2014  Joanne Turnbull & Nikolai Formozov, Autobiography of a Corpse by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky (New York Review Books), translated from the Russian

2015  Denise Newman, Baboon by Naja Marie Aidt (Two Lines Press), translated from the Danish

2016  Katrina Dodson, The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector (New Directions), translated from the Portuguese

2017 Tess Lewis, Angel of Oblivion by Maja Haderlap (Archipelago Books), translated from the German