Then Come Back Shortlisted for Translation Prize

Then Come Back Shortlisted for Translation Prize


The American poet and translator Forrest Gander’s translation from the Spanish of Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems has been shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2018.

The winner will be announced at a prizegiving dinner at St Anne’s College, Oxford on Saturday 9th June 2018, on Oxford Translation Day. The prize, worth £1000, is for literary translations into English from any living European language. Then Come Back is one of 8 titles on the shortlist.  Full details here.


'His genius is to show us a world that is ours but more intense, and more worthy of close attention; as we look at it, we open ourselves up, and certainties and prejudices shift and shake.' - Ben Bollig writing about Neruda in the Times Literary Supplement of 11 May 2018. 

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[14 May 2018]

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