Noma Award for the Translation of Japanese Literature

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Noma Award for the Translation of Japanese Literature is a Japanese literary award that is part of the Noma Prize series. It is awarded annually for new translations of modern Japanese literature. It was founded in 1990.

Amongst those participating in the 1990 inaugural judging panel which determined the initial honoree was Robert Gottlieb, the editor of The New Yorker magazine. A $10,000 award for Acts of Worship accompanied the inaugural Prize which was presented to John Bester.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Mishima Anthology Wins Japanese Prize," New York Times. July 11, 1990.