Thu, 15/04/2010 - 10:00
Indie publishers have come out on top in the shortlist for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, which celebrates novelists and translators.
Titles from MacLehose Press, Arabia Books, Atlantic, Serpent’s Tail and Pushkin Press have triumphed in the six-strong list, with only The Blind Side of the Heart by Julia...
Thu, 11/03/2010 - 10:53
A raft of independent publishers working in languages including Arabic, Japanese, Russian and Bengali have made the 15-strong longlist for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, worth £10,000.
Titles from Maia, Comma Press, Bitter Lemon and Atlantic have been nominated alongside Harvill Secker and Chatto, among others....
Fri, 15/05/2009 - 06:11
Colombian author Evelio Rosero has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2009 for his novel The Armies, published by Quercus imprint Mac-LeHose Press.
The £10,000 prize money is shared equally with his translator Anne McLean, who also won in 2004 for her translation of Soldiers of Salamis by...
Thu, 02/04/2009 - 08:11
Arts Council England (ACE) has announced the shortlist for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, which awards both the novelist and the translator, in association with Champagne Taittinger.
The titles include Beijing Coma by Chinese author Ma Jian and The Siege by Ismail Kadara, translated from the Albanian....
Fri, 09/05/2008 - 05:52
Belgian author Paul Verhaeghen has secured a double honour from the Independent foreign fiction prize for his novel Omega Minor, notes the Guardian.
The £10,000 purse has hitherto been divided between author and English translator for "an exceptional work" of foreign language fiction by a living author. But this...
Fri, 25/01/2008 - 05:55
The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize longlist – selected from almost 100 submissions of translated fiction by living authors published in the UK during 2007 – teems with wonders and delights, notes the newspaper.
It stretches from Alaa Al-Aswany's Cairo apartment block and the tangled lives of its tenants to Laura...
Wed, 02/05/2007 - 08:25
Britain's most valuable honour for literature in translation, The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, has been won by the Angolan author José Eduardo Agualusa.
At the National Portrait Gallery in London yesterday evening, he collected the award for his sixth novel, The Book of Chameleons, published by Arcadia.