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6th Annual Jules Chametzky Translation Prize Awarded

The winners of the sixth annual Jules Chametzky Translation Prize are Aleksandar Brezar and Enis Ćišić, for their translation from Bosnian of Karim Zaimović's short story, "The Secret of Nikola Tesla," published in the Fall 2014 issue.

Aleksandar Brezar was born and lives in Sarajevo. He has worked as a journalist at Radio 202 and a translator for several documentary films and other projects for PBS, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, AL Jazeera English, and the Sarajevo Film Festival. His translations have appeared in the Massacusetts Review, the Brooklyn Rail, Protest.ba, PešCanik, and Lupiga.

Enis Ćišić is an illustrator and comic book artist, working...



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Peter Kahn Named Winner of the Chametzky Translation Prize

The winner of the fifth annual Jules Chametzky Translation Prize is Peter Kahn, for his translation from Spanish of Márgara Russottto's poem "Of Useless Knowledge," published in the Fall 2013 issue.

Peter Kahn is a professional translator living in Vermont. He has translated works of fiction and nonfiction by numerous Latin American and Spanish writers. His fiction and poetry translations have appeared in various publications, including Grand Street, Gastronomia, Santa Barbara Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, and several anthologies.




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