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Grants of $12,500 and $25,000 each are awarded annually to translators of poetry and prose who are working on specific translations of published works from any language into English. Applicants must have published at least 20 pages of translation in literary publications or in book form between December 1, 1998, and December 9, 2013. Using the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation and the original work, a project description, a résumé, and the résumé of the writer of the original work with proof of eligibility by December 9. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
National Endowment for the Arts, Translation Fellowships, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20506. (202) 682-5034.