Patrick Donnelly (poetry, ’03) and Stephen D. Miller’s co-translations of Japanese poems in The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period (Cornell East Asia Series, 2013) have been awarded the 2015-2016 Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University. Established in 1979 and including a monetary award, it is the oldest prize for Japanese literary translation in the United States; previous winners include W.S. Merwin. The award ceremony will be held December 11th at Columbia University. You can find more information here.