Posted on September 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today.

Out of the over 150 submissions, these ten — representing seven different original languages — remain under consideration.

Finalists for all categories — the other four being poetryyoung people's literature, fiction, and nonfiction — will be announced October 3, and the winners will be revealed November 15.

  • Devil of the Provinces, written by Juan Cárdenas and translated from Spanish by Lizzie Davis

  • Cursed Bunny, written by Bora Chung and translated from Korean by Anton Hur

  • Beyond the Door of No Return, written by David Diop and translated from French by Sam Taylor

  • Kairos, written by Jenny Erpenbeck and translated from German by Michael Hofmann

  • The Words That Remain, written by Stênio Gardel and translated from Portuguese by Bruna Dantas Lobato

  • No One Prayed Over Their Graves, written by Khaled Khalifa and translated from Arabic by Leri Price

  • This Is Not Miami, written by Fernanda Melchor and translated from Spanish by Sophie Hughes

  • Abyss, written by Pilar Quintana and translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman

  • On a Woman’s Madness, written by Astrid Roemer and translated from Dutch by Lucy Scott

  • The Most Secret Memory of Men, written by Mohamed Mbougar Sarr and translated from French by Lara Vergnaud

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