John Dryden Translation Competition Prize Giving

The winners of the John Dryden Translation Competition for 2013-2014 will be receiving their prizes during the Inaugural BCLA Annual General Meeting and Colloquy which will take place at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on 4 October 2014, Saturday.

Dryden Prize Giving Flyer 2014 Image

Sponsored by the Norwegian Embassy and the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, the Prize Giving Ceremony will commence at 4:45 pm. Readings of the prize winning entries will be followed by a reading by the acclaimed poet and translator Robin Robertson whose Sailing the Forest: Selected Poems has just been published by Picador.

The winners of the John Dryden Translation Competition for 2013-2014 are:

First prize: Lesley Lawn for ‘Mute’ from the French ‘La Muette’ by Chahdortt Djavann.

Second prize: Lucy Moffatt for ‘The Skeleton and the Anatomy Book’ from the Norwegian ‘Skjelettet og Anatomiboka’ by Hans Herbjørnsrud.

Third prize: Judith Woolf for Act 1, Scene ‘The Magic Flute’ from the German ‘Die Zauberflöte’ by Emanuel Schikaneder.

See the poster for the John Dryden Translation Competition 2013-2014 Prize Giving or the call for John Dryden Translation Competition for 2014-2015.

For more information see the John Dryden Translation Competition.