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Announcing the Two Lines Pushcart Prize Nominees

Two Lines is committed to supporting and promoting literary translators by paying our contributors and nominating their work for prizes.

This year, we’ve nominated the following contributors from Two Lines 26 and Two Lines 27 for the Pushcart Prize:


Two Lines 26


“Keep Running, Never Stop” by Serhiy Zhadan
Translated by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Wheeler


“Days with a Swedish Friend” by Zhu Zhu
Translated by Dong Li

From Punctured Body Is a Home by Gustavo Barrera Caderón
Translated by Kathleen Heil


Two Lines 27


“Maimouna’s Rose” by Jokha al-Harthi
Translated by Marilyn Booth


“I open the door crying and it falls at my feet : it comes to…” by Friederike Mayröcker
Translated by Jonathan Larson

“Zigzag Knots” by Samira Negrouche
Translated by Marilyn Hacker


Congratulations to the nominees and thank you to all our contributors for your amazing work.

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