translation in the news

In this section, we bring to you everything current in translation!

Discover the world (and India) through 20 books written and translated by women

Celebrating Women in Translation Month, August, with a selection of ten books from India and ten from other countries, translated into English. (read more)

from Scroll

The Best South Asian Novels in Translation

The writer and translator Jenny Bhatt selects five key works of South Asian literature, all historical novels available in English translation, that showcase the richness and diversity of the region’s lesser-known languages (read more)


Lost Without Translation, Punjabi Yearns For Global Publishers

Though translations are gradually picking up in Punjabi literature, getting international publishers remains a tough challenge. (read more)

from Outlook

In their own words: International Booker winners Geetanjali Shree and translator Daisy Rockwell

Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’, translated by Daisy Rockwell, is the first Hindi work to win the International Booker Prize. (read more)

from Scroll

Arunava Sinha wins Vani Foundation distinguished translator award

Critically acclaimed translator and writer Arunava Sinha was announced the winner of the 6th Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award 2022. (read more)

from PrintWeek

NIF Translation Fellowship: The first three winners are translators from Bangla, Kannada and Marathi

The Rs 6-lakh awards go to each of the three projects, which involve translating historically significant non-fiction texts from India. (read more)


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