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Title: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: avery-udagawa on January 26, 2017, 07:06 AM
SCBWI Translator member Helen Wang has won the 2017 Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation! This prestigious award is conferred biennially in the UK.

https://twitter.com/MarshAwards/status/824551284611096577

https://twitter.com/MarshAwards/status/824627040372531200

Helen won for her rendering of BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER by Cao Wenxuan from Chinese. Cao is the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award laureate for Writing, the first Chinese author to be so honored.

Helen's is the first Marsh Award to be given for a translation from an Asian language. It is also the first Marsh to be won by an SCBWI member, since Translator became a member category in 2014.

BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER is published by Walker in the UK. It will be published by Candlewick in the US in March 2017. Here is the starred Publisher's Weekly review: http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-7636-8816-5

Congratulations, Helen!

Best,

Avery Fischer Udagawa
SCBWI International Translator Coordinator
SCBWI Japan Translator Coordinator
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Mrs. Jones on January 26, 2017, 07:35 AM
Wow, this is very impressive! Congratulations, Helen!!  :flowers2

 :yay :yay :yay

Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Vijaya on January 26, 2017, 07:41 AM
What wonderful news!!! Congratulations to Helen!!!
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: avery-udagawa on January 26, 2017, 07:42 PM
Quick 101 on the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation (now updated to include Helen!):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsh_Award_for_Children's_Literature_in_Translation
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Kell on January 26, 2017, 08:26 PM
Congrats to Helen!!!!
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: mghiggins on January 27, 2017, 05:55 AM
That's terrific! Congrats to Helen!  :stars3
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: dinalapomy101 on January 27, 2017, 08:00 AM
Awesome! GO HELEN!
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Barbara Etlin on January 27, 2017, 03:16 PM
 :hurrah Congrats, Helen!
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: avery-udagawa on January 28, 2017, 01:15 AM
Helen Wang's Marsh Award winning translation of BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER by Cao Wenxuan also has a starred Kirkus review!

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/cao-wenxuan/bronze-and-sunflower/
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: lab on January 28, 2017, 10:56 AM
Fantastic news! Congrats, Helen!  :yourock
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: avery-udagawa on February 06, 2017, 08:46 PM
Another good link re Helen Wang's 2017 Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation:

http://booksforkeeps.co.uk/issue/222/childrens-books/articles/featured-author/an-interview-with-award-winning-translator-helen-

Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Ev on February 07, 2017, 07:03 AM
Thanks for the info, Avery. And congratulations to Helen!! :drumroll
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: avery-udagawa on March 08, 2017, 06:37 AM
And now on the official SCBWI blog, an interview of Helen Wang by fellow SCBWI translator member Nanette McGuinness!

http://scbwi.blogspot.com/2017/03/helen-wang-winner-of-2017-marsh-award.html

Read, share, and enjoy!
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: AnnH on March 08, 2017, 08:04 AM
Congratulations to Helen!  :stars3
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: Arona on March 08, 2017, 11:59 AM
A lot of wonderful information.

 :yay
Title: Re: Helen Wang wins Marsh Award!
Post by: lawrence-schimel on November 04, 2017, 10:40 AM
And Helen's translation was chosen by Publishers Weekly as a Best Books of 2017!

https://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2017/middle-grade#book/book-3