Thornton Wilder Prize

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The Thornton Wilder Prize for Translation, established in 2009, is awarded by the American Academy of Arts & Letters to a practitioner, scholar or patron who has made a significant contribution to the art of literary translation. It was established by Tappan Wilder and Catharine Wilder Guiles, the nephew and niece of Academy member Thornton Wilder (1897–1975), and given for the first time in 2009. [1]


Thornton Wilder Prize winners
2009 Gregory Rabassa [2] [3]
2012 Michael Hofmann [4] [3]
2014 David Hinton [5] [3]
2016 Jamey Gambrell [6] [3]
2018 Bill Porter Porter (Red Pine) [3] [7]
2020 Linda Asher [3]
2022 Edith Grossman [8]

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