Past winners

2018 (presented 2019)

Winner: Frank Perry for his translation of Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs by Lina Wolff (And Other Stories)

Runner-up: Deborah Bragan-Turner for her translation of The Parable Book by Per Olov Enquist (MacLehose Press/Quercus)

Shortlistees: Sarah Death for her translation of Wilful Disregard be Lena Andersson (Picador, Pan Macmillan)

John Irons for his translation of Selected Poems by Lars Gustafsson (Bloodaxe Books)

2015 (presented 2016)

Winner: Thomas Teal for his translation of The Listener by Tove Jansson (Sort of Books)

Commended: Sarah Death for her translation of A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz by Goran Rosenberg (Granta). 

2012

Winner: Robin Fulton for his translation of Chickweed Wintergreen (pictured far right) by Harry Martinson (Bloodaxe Books)

Commended: Peter Graves for his translation of The Beauty and the Sorrow by Peter Englund (Profile)

2009

Winner: Thomas Teal for Fair Play by Tove Jansson (Sort Of Books)

Runner up: Tiina Nunnally for The Story of Blanche and Marie by Per Olov Enquist (Harvill Secker)

2006

Winner: Sarah Death for Snow by Ellen Mattson ( Jonathan Cape)

Runner up: Tom Geddes for Hash by Torgny Lindgren (Duckworth)

2003

Winner: Sarah Death for The Angel House by Kerstin Ekman (Norvik Press)

Runner up: Tom Geddes for Sweetness by Torgny Lindgren (Harvill)

2000

Winner: Anna Paterson for The Forest of Hours by Kerstin Ekman (Chatto & Windus)

Highly Commended: Sarah Death for Money by Victoria Benedictsson (Norvik Press)

1997

Winner: Michael Robinson for August Strindberg Selected Essays by August Strindberg (CUP)

1994

Winner: David McDuff for A Valley in the Midst of Violence by Gösta Agren (Bloodaxe)

1991

Winner:Tom Geddes The Way of a Serpent by Torgny Lindgren (Harvill)