2006 Translation Fund Grants

WinnersJohannes Goransson for his translation from the Finland-Swedish of The Collected Poems of Henry ParlandVictoria Haggblom for her translation from the Swedish of To Mervas, a novel by Elizabeth… More

2006 PEN/Nabokov Award

WinnerPhilip RothThe PEN/Nabokov Award is given to a living author whose body of work, either written in or translated into English, is of enduring originality and consummate craftsmanship. The… More

2006 PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry

WinnerLinda GreggThe PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, established by a bequest from Hunce Voelcker, will be presented for the seventh time in 2006. The award is given to a poet… More

2006 Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation

WinnerEdith Grossman, who has translated major works by Miguel de Cervantes and Gabriel García MárquezThe Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation is given every three years to a translator whose… More

From Real Karaoke People

Summer evenings around a picnic table metropolis’d with food and condiments, the man’s fingers sweep the moon from his wife’s black mane, humming of lovers in an oarless boat on the East Sea… More