Daniel Medin notes that:

Shortlists for this year’s Best Translated Book Award are in. I was delighted to sight Cesar Aira’s The Literary Conference among fiction finalists; I assigned this short novel for my world literature course last semester, and several students shared the judges’ enthusiasm.

More details of the shortlist here

The winners will be announced Friday, April 29th at the Bowery Poetry Club as part of the PEN World Voices Festival.