The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation Announces the 2023 Shortlist.

Nov 15, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: The Warwick Prize.

Eight titles have been shortlisted for the 2023 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.

The £1000 prize was established by the University of Warwick in 2017 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. Now in its seventh year, the prize has received a record-breaking 153 eligible entries representing 32 languages – the largest number of submissions to date.

The list of shortlisted titles, in alphabetical order, is as follows:

  • Dorthe Nors, A Line in the World, translated from Danish (Denmark) by Caroline Waight (Pushkin Press)
  • Lalla Romano, A Silence Shared, translated from Italian (Italy) by Brian Robert Moore (Pushkin Press)
  • Amanda Svensson, A System So Magnificent It Is Blinding, translated from Swedish (Sweden) by Nichola Smalley (Scribe UK)
  • Krisztina Tóth, Barcode, translated from Hungarian (Hungary) by Peter Sherwood (Jantar)
  • Zhang Yueran, Cocoon, translated from Chinese (China) by Jeremy Tiang (World Editions)
  • Margo Glantz, The Remains, translated from Spanish (Mexico) by Ellen Jones (Charco Press)
  • Bushra al-Maqtari, What Have You Left Behind? translated from Arabic (Yemen) by Sawad Hussain (Fitzcarraldo Editions)
  • Deena Mohamed, Your Wish Is My Command, translated from Arabic (Egypt) by Deena Mohamed (Granta)

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