The French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation have announced the winners of their 26th Annual Translation Prize for superior English translations of French works published in 2012. This prize is the largest annual award for translations of French prose into English.
The fiction winner was Alyson Waters for her translation of Prehistoric Times by Eric Chevillard (Archipelago Books). The nonfiction winner was Nora Scott for her translation of The Metamorphosis of Kinship by Maurice Godelier (Verso Books). Both winners received a $10,000 prize.