Soldier of Salamis author + translator share independent foreign fiction prize
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Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
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Apr 20, 2004

Author and translator share the honor

List members might be interested to know that last night's Independent
Foreign Fiction prize (sponsored by The Independent newspaper, Arts Council
England and Champagne Taittinger) was won by the spanish novel, Soldiers of
Salamis (Bloomsbury). The prize is shared equally between the writer,
Javier Cercas, and the translator, Anne MacLean. Anne also happens to be a
member of this list! Congratulations.

You can find more information about the prize and the short and longlisted
titles on the Arts Council website (

Catherine J Fuller
List Administrator/BCLT Co-ordinator.

- From the British Council listserve for literary translators (I'm not one, just find the news different and interesting at times)


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Jane Lamb-Ruiz  Identity Verified
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FInally, true recognition for a translator Apr 20, 2004

Congratulations Anne MacLean...Finally the prize givers recognize the translator. That's really great!!

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Congratulations, Apr 21, 2004

Javier and Anne!!

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