Articles from January 2022

New Episode of Translators Note

A new episode of Translators Note audio podcast, , was just released, edited by Claire Breger-Belsky, featuring conversations on Collectives and Community.

Jennifer Shyue recipient of a 2022 National Endowment for the Arts Literary Translation Fellowship

Jennifer Shyue, 2020 graduate of MFA in Literary Translation is our our newest recipient of a 2022 National Endowment for the Arts Literary Translation Fellowship. Jennifer also has her translation of Chinese-Peruvian poet, Julia Wong Kcomt’s Bi-rey-Nato/Vice-royal-ties, just published by Ugly Duckling Presse.

Kelsi Vanada and Michelle Gill-Montero long-listed for 2022 PEN Prize

Kelsi Vanada and Michelle Gill-Montero, translation and poetry MFA graduates, have been long-listed for the 2022 PEN Literary Prize in Poetry Translation.

Andrea Rosenberg selected as runner-up for 2021 Queen Sofia Prize

Andrea Rosenberg, our Spring ‘22 Translator in Residence and MFALT alum, was selected as the runner-up for the 2021 Queen Sofia Prize, for her translation of Mexican author Aura Xilonen’s The Gringo Champion published by Europa Editions. Andrea will be in Iowa City during the five weeks immediately following Spring Break.