Genre: Translation

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writer-in-Residence Program

The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center at Arkansas State University offers a monthlong residency in June to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators in Piggott, Arkansas. The residency includes a loft apartment on the downtown square in Piggott, a $1,000 stipend to help cover food and transportation costs, and the opportunity to write in the studio where Ernest Hemingway worked on A Farewell to Arms in 1928. The writer-in-residence will serve as a mentor for eight to ten writers in a weeklong retreat at the education center.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
June 1, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 28, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writer-in-Residence Program, 1913 Museum Row, Piggott, AR 72454. (870) 598-3487. Adam Long, Executive Director.

Adam Long
Executive Director
Contact City: 
Piggott
Contact State: 
AR
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
72454
Country: 
US

An Evening With Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi

Caption: 

In this video, South Korean poet Kim Hyesoon reads with her longtime translator Don Mee Choi, both sharing their work and speaking about their writing and collaboration with Susan Bernofsky, director of Literary Translation at Columbia University. Choi’s latest poetry collection, Mirror Nation (Wave Books, 2024), is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

 

Vermont Studio Center

The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) offers two-, three-, and four-week residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the northern Green Mountains. VSC provides time and space to write, as well as readings, craft talks, and one-on-one consultations with invited visiting writers. Residents are provided with a private room, a private or shared bathroom, and access to a shared kitchen and communal spaces.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
April 16, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
June 15, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
June 15, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Vermont Studio Center, 80 Pearl Street, P.O. Box 613, Johnson, VT 05656. (802) 635-2727.

Contact City: 
Johnson
Contact State: 
VT
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
05656
Country: 
US
Add Image: 
A large red building with a gray roof next to a river.

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

PEN America
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
June 1, 2024
Ten grants of $3,000 to $4,000 each are given annually to support the translation of book-length works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction that have not previously appeared in English or have appeared only in an “outdated or otherwise flawed translation.” A separate grant of $5,000, called the PEN Grant for the English Translation of Italian Literature, is also given to support the translation of a book of fiction or nonfiction from Italian into English. Manuscripts with up to two translators are eligible. Using only the online submission system, submit a translation sample of 8 to 10 pages of poetry or prose, a copy of the same passage in the original language, a biography and bibliography of the translated author, a project statement, and the curriculum vitae of the translator by June 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Salty Quill Writers’ Retreat for Women

The Salty Quill Writers’ Retreat for Women offers one-week residencies three times a year to twelve poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators who identify as women at McGee Island, a 110-acre private island located three miles east of Port Clyde, Maine. Residents are provided with lodging at a turn-of-the-century oceanfront summer cottage in single- or shared-occupancy rooms, three chef-prepared meals a day, transportation to and from the island, and the opportunity to participate in after-dinner readings and critiques and to wander trails, kayak, or enjoy a sauna.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
September 7, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
June 15, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Salty Quill Writers’ Retreat for Women, 11 Willow Street, Hull, MA 02045. Pamela Loring, Cofounder and Program Director.

Pamela Loring
Cofounder and Program Director
Contact City: 
McGee Island
Contact State: 
ME
Country: 
US

Sunlit Residency

Sunlit Residency offers weekly residencies of one to three weeks and monthly residencies of up to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators at the Sue-Je Lee Gage Residency for Human Rights and Social Justice in Ithaca, New York. The residency provides time and space to write. The faculty includes fiction writer Nick Kowalczyk and translator Annette H. Levine, both of who live on-site and are available to consult with residents by request. Residents are provided with a private bedroom and full kitchen as well as shared studio space.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
April 16, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Sunlit Residency, 232 Valley Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. (607) 229-2683. Annette Levine, Executive Director.

Annette Levine
Executive Director
Contact City: 
Ithaca
Contact State: 
NY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
14850
Country: 
US

3 Body Problem

Caption: 

Watch the trailer for the television series adaptation of Liu Cixin’s acclaimed science fiction novel, The Three-Body Problem, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu and published by Tor Books in 2014. Created by David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo and starring Jovan Adepo, Rosalind Chao, Jess Hong, and Benedict Wong, the Netflix series follows the life of an astrophysicist during the Chinese Cultural Revolution and her encounters with extraterrestrial life.

Arteles Creative Center

The Arteles Creative Center Fall Into Focus Residency Program offers one- or two-month residencies to poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators from September to November in the countryside region of Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Creative writers age 23 and over are eligible. Each resident is provided with a private bedroom and working desk as well as access to shared kitchens, bathrooms, and studio spaces in two residency buildings. The residency also offers access to a range of facilities, including a library, a meditation space, a sauna, and common areas.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
September 1, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
May 2, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
May 2, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Arteles Creative Center, Hahmajärventie 26, 38490 Haukijärvi, Finland. Teemu Räsänen, Director. 

Teemu Räsänen
Director
Contact City: 
Hämeenkyrö, Finland

Ou-telier Residency

The Ou Gallery’s Ou-telier program offers one- to four-week residencies starting on the 1st and 16th of every month year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on Gabriola Island in British Columbia, Canada. Residents are provided with a private studio and one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin, which can be shared with an artist collaborator or family member.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
April 16, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 16, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Ou-telier Residency, The Ou Gallery, 3091 Agira Road, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y3, Canada. Barclay Rose, Cofounder. 

Barclay Rose
Cofounder
Contact City: 
Gabriola Island
Contact State: 
BC
Country: 
CA

Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize

American Literary Translators Association
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
March 18, 2024
A prize of $6,000 is given annually for a book of poetry or a text from Zen Buddhism translated from an Asian language into English and published in the previous year. Publishers or translators may submit a book translated from Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Sanskrit, Tamil, Thai, or Vietnamese into English and published in 2023 by March 18. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

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