The shortlisted titles for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Awards include Oraefi: The Wasteland (Ófeigur Sigurðsson, trans. Lytton Smith, Deep Vellum Publishing), Fox (Dubravka Ugresic, trans. Ellen Elias-Bursac, Open Letter), Flames (Robbie Arnott, Text Publishing Company), River (Esther Kinsky, trans. Iain Galbraith, Transit Books), This Mortal Boy (Fiona Kidman, Gallic Books/Aardvark Bureau), Transparent City (Ondjaki, trans. Stephen Henighan, Biblioasis), Brother in Ice (Alicia Kopf, trans. Mara Faye Lethem, And Other Stories), Resistance (Julián Fuks, trans. Daniel Hahn, Charco Press) and Comemadre (Roque Larraquy, trans. Heather Cleary, Coffee House Press).
Lucy Ellmann’s Ducks Newburyport (Bilioasis) won the 2019 Goldsmiths Prize.
Resistance (Julián Fuks, trans. Daniel Hahn, Charco Press) was shortlisted for the 2019 Jabuti Award for best Foreign Edition.
May-lee Chai’s Useful Phrases for Immigrants (Blair) won an American Book Award.
Jon Allen’s The Lonesome Era was a Great Graphic Novels nominee by the Young Adult Library Services Association.
A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice (William E. Glassley, Bellevue Literary Press) received the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award in Nature and Environment writing.