The 2019 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference was held from May 31 to June 6 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, featured 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 included translators John Balcom, Edward Gauvin, Elisabeth Jaquette, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Emily Wilson. Tuition was $2,380, which included lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who do not have a manuscript was $2,025. Financial aid was available. Writers submitted up to eight pages of translated poetry or up to 4,000 words of translated prose with the original works and a $20 application fee by February 15. Space was limited; admissions were first come, first served. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Bread Loaf Conferences, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Noreen Cargill, Administrative Director; Jason Lamb, Coordinator.