The Dinny O'Hearn Prize for Literary Translation
This prize is not being offered in 2006.
This prize is made to a translator for a work translated into English in any category of literature (including theatre, radio script and screen play) which has been published, performed or made available for sale in Australia in the eligible period. Eligible translators must be Australian citizens (residing anywhere in the world) or legal permanent residents of Australia. This award is offered triennally.
Previous winners include: The Crystal Messenger, translated by Ton-That Quynh-Du (2000), Eyewitness by Seno Gumira Ajidarna, translated by Jan Lingard (1997), Maidenhome by Ding Xiaoqui, translated by Chris Berry and Cathy Silber (1994) and The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys, translated by Patricia Clancy (1992).