Genre: Translation

Yu Miri: The End of August

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In this event hosted by the Korea Society in New York, prolific and award-winning author Yu Miri talks about her family’s history under Japanese occupation, her struggles writing for Japanese and Korean readers as a Zainichi Korean author, and the themes in her latest translated novel, The End of August (Riverhead Books, 2023), translated from the Japanese by Morgan Giles.

MacDowell

MacDowell offers residencies of up to six weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on 450 wooded acres near Mt. Monadnock in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Residents are provided with a private studio and work space, as well as access to the James Baldwin Library. Stipends and travel reimbursement grants are available based on financial need.

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RESIDENCY
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no
Event Date: 
September 1, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 10, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 10, 2024
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

MacDowell, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886, ext. 103. David Macy, Resident Director.

David Macy
Resident Director
Contact City: 
Peterborough
Contact State: 
NH
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
03458
Country: 
US

Harold Morton Landon Translation Award

Academy of American Poets
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
February 15, 2024
A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poetry collection translated from any language into English and published in the United States during the previous year. Valzhyna Mort will judge. Publishers may submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages in length published in 2023 by February 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Translation Projects Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
January 18, 2024
Approximately 20 grants of up to $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose. Writers who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and who have published, alone or in collaboration, at least 20 pages of literary translation in digital or print publications, or at least one book or other volume of translation of at least 20 pages between January 1, 2009, and January 18, 2024, are eligible. Using only the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation along with the corresponding pages from the original work, a project description, a bio, a résumé for the original author, a justification of retranslation (if applicable), a list of published translations into English, and proof of the right to translate the specified work by January 18. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Mo Habib Translation Prize in Persian Literature

University of Washington
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
March 1, 2024
A prize of $10,000 and publication by Deep Vellum will be given annually for a work of Persian literature in translation. This year the prize will be awarded for poetry in translation. Piotr Florczyk, Domenico Ingenito, and Brianna Salinas will judge. Submit 10 to 15 pages of an English translation along with the matching selections in the original Persian language, a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and proof of the right to translate the specified work (if applicable) by March 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

The 2024 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference will be held from August 14 to August 24 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures; craft classes; meetings with editors, agents, and publishers; and readings by faculty and guests.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
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no
Event Date: 
August 14, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Bread Loaf Conferences, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Jason Lamb, Coordinator. 

Jason Lamb
Coordinator
Contact City: 
Ripton
Contact State: 
VT
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
05753
Country: 
US
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Ambroggio Prize

Academy of American Poets
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
February 15, 2024
A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of Arizona Press is given annually for a poetry collection originally written in Spanish by a living writer and translated into English. Norma Elia Cantú will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages in the original Spanish along with the English translation by February 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

The 2024 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference will be held from June 11 to June 17 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, features translation workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft classes, meetings with editors and agents, and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty includes translators Kareem James Abu-Zeid, Anton Hur, Madhu H. Kaza, Bruna Dantas Lobato, Emily Wilson, and Matvei Yankelevich. Special guests include translator Sony Ton-Aime.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
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no
Event Date: 
June 11, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
May 18, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2024
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Bread Loaf Conferences, Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Jason Lamb, Coordinator.

Jason Lamb
Coordinator
Contact City: 
Ripton
Contact State: 
VT
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
05753
Country: 
US

UCR Writers’ Week Festival

The 47th annual UCR Writers’ Week Festival, sponsored by the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), was held from February 10 to February 16 at the University of California campus in Riverside (UCR) and online. The festival’s programming features author readings and talks, panel discussions, book signings, Q&A sessions, and a Lifetime Achievement Award presentation for poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators.

Type: 
FESTIVAL
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
February 10, 2024
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
May 18, 2024
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
May 18, 2024
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

UCR Writers’ Week Festival, University of California in Riverside, Department of Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary North Building 3012, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Director.

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
Director
Contact City: 
Riverside
Contact State: 
CA
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
92521
Country: 
US

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