Our Fellow and Tutor in English Dr Kathryn Murphy is on the judging panel of the 2022 EBDR Literature Prize, awarded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
‘The ‘EBDR Literature Prize’, champions the literary richness of the Bank’s regions of operations, which include almost 40 countries stretching from Morocco to Mongolia, Estonia to Egypt.
The Prize also aims to illustrate the importance of literary translation and to introduce the depth and variety of the voices and creativity from these regions to the English-speaking public and a wider global audience’.
The award of €20,000 will be shared between the winning writer and translator. The finalists for the EBRD Literature Prize are:
You can view the prize ceremony, which will stream at 15:30-16:30 on the 13th June 2022, live here. Those watching the ceremony will have the opportunity to ‘hear more about the three finalist books from their writers and translators, discover more about the art of literary translation, and what makes a winning title’.