Guantanamo selected to BTBA Longlist

Guantanamo-Frank-Smith-Vanessa-Place-Cover-thumbFrank Smith’s Guantanamo was selected to the 2015 Best Translated Book Award longlist, alongside sixteen other outstanding titles of poetry in translation. From the award’s web page:

The 2015 Best Translated Book Award festivities kick off today with the announcement below of the seventeen titles that made this year’s Poetry Longlist. The finalists will be announced the morning of Tuesday, May 5th, and the winner will be announced at a panel during BEA on Wednesday, May 27th. As always, thanks to’s grant, the winning author and translator will each receive a $5,000 cash prize.

You can read the full announcement and see all the longlisted titles here.

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