Teji Grover wins distinguished translator award

Noted poet, essayist, painter and translator Teji Grover was awarded the Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award on Wednesday.

Punjab-born Grover has written five poetry collections, a novel, a storybook and a collection of essays. She has translated about 15 titles into Hindi from literary classics and contemporary writings, primarily from Norwegian and Swedish.
The award recognises translators who have produced a significant literary corpus over an extended period of time, and carries a monetary prize of Rs 1 lakh, in addition to public recognition that the winner gets.