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World Editions translators shortlisted for the prestigious Society of Authors Translation Prizes

Anne Milano Appel, Sinead Crowe and Rachel McNicholl have all been nominated for the Society of Authors annual Translation Prizes.

Anne Milano Appel is shortlisted for The John Florio Prize which recognises outstanding translations of Italian works. The Devil Comes to Town by Paolo Maurensig is published in English by World Editions, who will also publish her translation of Maurensig’s Game of the Gods in English translation in January 2021.  Sinead Crowe and Rachel McNicholl are shortlisted for The Schlegel-Tieck Prize for their translation from German of Pierre Jarawan’s The Storyteller.

The winners will be announced in an online celebration on Thursday 11 February 2021.

Full details can be found here.