Congratulations, Todd Hasak-Lowy, on your Translation Prize!!
Todd has won the coveted 2013 Risa Domb/Porjes Translation Prize for Asaf Schurr’s novel wonderful novel, MOTTI (Dalkey Archive). The prize is awarded by the UK Jewish Book Council every three years in association with the Times Literary Supplement. ‘It is never easy to separate an author’s talents from that of his or her book's translator, but Todd Hasak-Lowy’s translation of this highly original novel is not only lucid and engaging, but also conveys many of the undertones that define present-day Israel,' said Naomi Gryn, one of the judges for the prize. Todd is also the translator of Dror Burstein's novel, Netanya, recently published by Dalkey Archive.