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The Stephen Spender Prize 2017 for poetry in translation
in association with the Guardian

Prizewinners and commended

Read the judges’ comments
About the judges

14-and-under prize

Winner

Katherine Linaker, This is the Way by BL Pasternak (Russian)

Commended

Hannnah Gillot, by Heinrich Heine (German)
Natasha Symes, by Jacques Prévert (French)
Warsan Zubeir Masabo, Traditional (Swahili)

18-and-under prize

Winners

First: Ambah Brondum-Christensen, by Daphne Pratt (Krio)
Second: Euan McGreevy, by Sergio C Fanjul (Spanish)
Third: Marina Kisluik, A Mistake by Marina Tsvetaeva (Russian)

Commended

Isobel Sanders, by Propertius (Latin)

Open prize

Winners

First: Gabi Reigh, by Marin Sorescu (Romanian)
Second: Andrew Fentham, by András Gerevich (Hungarian)
Third: Antoinette Fawcet, from by Leo Vroman (Dutch)

Highly commended

Deirdre McMahon, from Beneath The World A Storehouse Of Stars by Marica Bodrožić (German)

Commended

Stewart Sanderson, from Anonymous, (Akkadian)
Kevin Maynard, by Liu Kezhuang (Chinese)
Antoinette Fawcett, by Han van der Vegt (Dutch)
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