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

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.in

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

No resources or publishing rights: Why international readers are missing Indian translations

The British Council and Art X Company study says international publishers tend to reject stories that don’t conform to their stereotypical idea of India. (read more)

from The Print

South Asian Literature in Translation: A Preview of Notable 2021 Titles

to be written in non-English languages, but there is a lack of global visibility and, indeed, demand for these works. (read more)

from World Literature Today

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)

from Scroll.in

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