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James Womack's Vladimir Mayakovsky translations longlisted for Read Russia Prize

Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017

No Text We're delighted to announce that Vladimir Mayakovsky & Other Poems, translated and edited by James Womack, has been longlisted for the 2018 Read Russia Prize!

The prize awards the best new English translations of Russian literature and is run by Read Russia, the nonprofit institution that promotes Russian literature in translation, with operations in London, Moscow and New York.

The collection was also a 2016 Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation.

The shortlist of finalists will be announced at the end of January / early February and the winner/s will be presented with the Read Russia Prize at the 2018 London Book Fair, which takes place between the 10th and 12th of April.

Congratulations James!

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