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FOUND IN TRANSLATION AWARD 2020: NOMINATIONS OPEN











The Polish Book Institute, the Polish Cultural Institute London and the Polish Cultural Institute New

York are now accepting nominations for this year’s edition of the FOUND IN TRANSLATION award,

honoring the best translation of Polish literature into English in 2019.


The Found in Translation Award includes a one-month residency in Kraków, an honorarium of 2,000

zlotys, travel to and from Kraków funded by the Polish Book Institute, and a cash prize of 16,000

zlotys funded in equal parts by the Polish Book Institute, the PCI London and the PCI New York.


Reminder:


Translations published in book form in 2019 qualify for nomination. Individuals or organizations in

Poland and abroad may nominate candidates to the Book Institute (by writing to

biuro@instytutksiazki.pl). The nomination should include a justification for choosing the candidate,

the candidate’s address, and the address of the nominator.


Please send the nominations by 31st January 2020.




Previously awarded:

2008 - Bill Johnston for his translation of New Poems by Tadeusz Rózewicz

2009 - Antonia Lloyd-Jones for her translation of The Last Supper by Pawel Huelle

2010 - Danuta Borchardt for her translation of Pornografia by Witold Gombrowicz

2011 - Clare Cavanagh & Stanislaw Baranczak for their translation of Here by Wislawa Szymborska

2012 - Joanna Trzeciak for her translation of Sobbing Superpower by Tadeusz Rózewicz

2013 - Antonia Lloyd-Jones for the entire work of translations in 2012

2014 - Philip Boehm for his translation of Chasing the King of Hearts by Hanna Krall

2015 - Ursula Phillips for her translation of Choucas by Zofia Nalkowska

2016 - Bill Johnston for his translation of Twelve Stations by Tomasz Rózycki

2017 - Piotr Florczyk for his translation of Building the Barricade by Anna Swirszczynska

2018 - Jennifer Croft for her translation of Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

2019 - Madeline G. Levine for her translation of Collected Stories by Brunon Schulz


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