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2010 London Translation Prize goes to Jeffrey Angels

Jeffrey Angels won the London Translation Prize from the American Academy of Poets for the year 2010. The Associate Professor of Japanese literature and translation studies at Western Michigan University was chosen for his translation of the late Japanese poet Chimako Tada’s works  titled Forest of Eyes.

The Harold Morton London Translation Award carries a cash prize of $1000 and was instituted in 1976. The prize is awarded annually for outstanding translation of poetry from any language into English. Angels also received the Japan-U.S. Friendship prize for translation of Japanese literature for the same work.

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