Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation will be awarded annually to the best eligible work of fiction, poetry or literary non-fiction, or work of fiction for children or young adults written by a woman, translated into English by a female or male translator, and published by a UK or Irish publisher. The £1,000 prize is divided between the writer and her translator(s), with each contributor… (more)

 

2017 selection

Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Warwick Prize for Women in Translation 2017

by Yoko Tawada & Susan Bernofsky

The Memoirs of a Polar Bear stars three generations of talented writers and performers—who happen to be polar bears

The Memoirs of a Polar Bear has in spades what Rivka Galchen hailed in the New Yorker as...