We're excited to report that Alyson Waters has won the French-American Foundation's 2020 Translation Prize (fiction category) for her translation of Jean Giono's A King Alone, which was published by NYRB Classics in June 2019. She will join the two winners of the nonfiction category, Michael Loriaux and Jacob Levi, on Thursday, September 10, at 1pm EDT for an online celebration via Zoom. The French-American Foundation will publish RSVP details for the event on their website next month. Information about the Translation Prize can be found by following this link.
And look out for more work from Alyson Waters in just a few weeks: Her translation of Jean-Patrick Manchette's No Room at the Morgue arrives on August 11 from NYRB Classics.