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#The Lake, Alex Zucker, Award Winner, Awards, Bianca Bellova, EBRD literature Prize 2023 -

      The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is delighted to announce that The Lake by Bianca Bellová, translated from Czech into English by Alex Zucker and published by Parthian Books, is the winner of the EBRD Literature Prize 2023.   The winning work of translated literary fiction, originally published in the Czech Republic, was chosen by an independent panel of judges composed of Toby Lichtig (Chair), Maya Jaggi, Arkady Ostrovsky and Natasha Randall.Both author and translator were congratulated in person by EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso at an awards ceremony at the Bank’s headquarters in London. The...

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#womenintranslation, Alex Zucker, Award Winner, Bianca Bellova, Czech Literature, EBRD literature Prize 2023, The Lake, Translations -

The Lake - March 28, 2023 When we recently discovered that The Lake, authored by Bianca Bellová and translated by Alex Zucker, had been shortlisted for the EBRD Literature Prize, we could not have been more delighted. As a compelling piece of Czech literature in English translation, The Lake is a natural contender for this award, which aims to illustrate the importance of literary translation and introduce a variety of voices to an English-speaking global audience. Bianca and Alex are no strangers to awards and nominations, with both author and translator having varying accolades between them. The Lake also previously won the Magnesia...

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