‘Nothing More to Lose,' ‘The Woman Who Borrowed Memories,’ and 'The Mad and the Bad' on the American Literary Translators Association’s Poetry and Prose Longlists July 15, 2015

NYRB is delighted to announce that Najwan Darwish’s poetry collection Nothing More to Lose is longlisted for the 2015 ALTA National Translation Award in Poetry, and Tove Jansson’s The Woman Who Borrowed Memories: Selected Stories and Jean-Patrick Manchette's The Mad and the Bad are on the longlist for the 2015 ALTA National Translation Award in Prose.

The National Translation Award is the oldest award for a work of literary translation, and the only award based on an evaluation of the translation in addition to the original language text.

Visit ALTA’s website to learn more about the award and association.