Forough's collected poems book wins Turkey's best translation award
Publish Date : Saturday 25 January 2020 - 17:07
IBNA- The translator of collected poems book by Forough Farrokhzad into Turkish Makbule Aras Eivazi has won Turkey's Award of the World Books for the best translation from a foreign language into Turkish.
According to IBNA correspondent, she was selected as the recipient of the award for the translation of five books of poems by Forough Farrokhzad titled, 'The Wind Will Carry Us' printed by Yapı Kredi Culture and Arts Publishing in Istanbul.
Turkey's Award of the World Books is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the country given during the last 27 years in various categories such as the best novel, the best detective novel and the best translation.
The award ceremony which was held in an Istanbul Hotel was attended by Turkish literati from different cities of the country. The organizer is the magazine 'World Literature' whose jury board selects the best after considering thousands of books released by various publishers.
Makbule Aras Eivazi has the translation of some other great works of Iranian literature such as ‘The Blind Owl’ by Sadegh Hedayat and ‘Winter Sleep’ by Goli Taraghi to Turkish in her career.