Prizes and Awards

2019 Skipping Stones Honor Award - For my translation of Edna Iturralde's Green Was My Forest.

2017 National Translation Award - Long list for my translation of Pedro

Cabiya’s novel,Wicked Weeds.

2017 Best Translated Book Award - Finalist for my translation of Pedro

Cabiya’s novel,Wicked Weeds.

2016 Forward Reviews Indies Winner For my translation of Pedro Cabiya's novel,Wicked Weeds.

2016 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation - Finalist for my

translation of Antonio Benítez Rojo’s novel,Woman in Battle Dress.

2011 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship - in

support of my translation of Antonio Benítez Rojo’s novel,Woman in Battle Dress.

  • Jessica Powell
  • Jessica Powell