Awards and Nominations

2016 has started well – my translation of Harragaby Boualem Sansal won the Scott Moncrieff Prize, and Pierre Lemaitre’s harrowing historical novel “The Great Swindle” is a finalist for the 2016 French American Prize, which will be awarded in June.

Awards

Harraga

Blueribbon_icon2016: Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize forHarragaby Boualem Sansal

Blueribbon_icon2015: Winner of the CWA International Dagger for “Camille” by Pierre Lemaitre

Blueribbon_icon2014: Winner of the CWA International Dagger for “The Siege” by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Blueribbon_icon2014: Winner of the  Premio Valle Inclán for “The Blue Hour” by Alonso Cueto

Blueribbon_icon2013: Winner of the CWA International Dagger for “Alex” by Pierre Lemaitre

Blueribbon_icon2012: Winner of the Premio Valle Inclán for “Kamchatka” by Marcelo Figueras

Blueribbon_icon2012: Runner-Up of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for “An Unfinished Business” by Boualem Sansal

Blueribbon_icon2008 Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for “Holiday in a Coma/Love Lasts Three Years by Frédéric Beigbeder.

Blueribbon_icon2005 Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for “Windows on the World” by of Frédéric Beigbeder

Blueribbon_icon2002 Winner of the IMPAC/Dublin Literary Festival Prize for Atomised (The Elementary Particles)  by Michel Houellebecq

 

Shortlisted

2015: Special Jury Commendation, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for “In the Beginning was the Sea” by Tómas Gonzálaz.

2013: Shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize for The Blue Hour” by Alonso Cueto

2013: Shortlisted for the French/American Florence Gould Translation Prize for “The Patagonian Hare” by Claude Lanzmann

2012: Shortlisted for the BTBA (Best Translated Book Award) for “Purgatory” by Tómas Eloy Martínez

2007: Shortlisted for the French/American Florence Gould Translation Prize for “Allah is Not Obliged” by Ahmadou Kourouma

2000: Shortlisted for the George Weidenfeld Translation Prize for “Somewhere in a Desert” by Dominique Sigaud