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Winners of NORLA's Translator's Award 2010/2011

During the French book fair Salon du Livre NORLA’s Translator’s Awards were awarded by Norway’s ambassador to France, Mr Tarald Brautaset. The 2010 award for the translation of Norwegian Non-Fiction is awarded Loup-Maëlle Besançon, and the 2011 award for the translation of Norwegian fiction is awarded Céline Romand-Monnier. NORLA warmly congratulates these two eminent French translators!

NORLA’s Translator’s Award consists of 20 000 Norwegian kroner (NOK) plus a three weeks free stay in Oslo in a flat situated in the House of Literature (more information here).

The prize was awarded for the first time in May 2007, and will be awarded every second year to a translator who has made an eminent contribution for Norwegian non-fiction literature, and every second year to a translator of fiction.

The fiction award is granted courtesy of Kristin Brudevoll’s Annversary Fund.

For more information and list of previous winners click here.