Sue Burke (BA ‘77) Awarded Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation

The American Translators Association, the nation’s largest professional organization for translators and interpreters, is pleased to announce that Sue Burke is the winner of the Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation. She received the award for her English translation of an excerpt from Joseph de la Vega’s Confusión de confusiones, written in Spanish in 1688; it is the oldest book ever written on the stock exchange business. Burke is a freelance writer, editor, and Spanish into English translator. She has worked for more than 40 years as a journalist, both as a reporter and editor. She also writes poetry, essays, and fiction, especially science fiction. Read an interview with Burke about receiving the award.