Just one of the four sff titles on the 2018 Best Translated Book Award longlist has survived to make the award shortlist announced on May 15.
The lone work of genre interest among the 10 finalists is:
- The Invented Part by Rodrigo Fresán, translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden (Argentina, Open Letter Books)
The Best Translated Book Awards were started in 2008 by Three Percent at the University of Rochester. Prizes are paid using grant funds from the Amazon Literary Partnership. The winning authors and translators each receive $5,000.
The award winner will be announced on Thursday, May 31, as part of the New York Rights Fair.