Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

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Ripton, VT, United States
Event Date: 
June 2, 2023
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The 2023 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference will be held from June 2 to June 8 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 Hosam Aboul-Ela, Geoffrey Brock, Monica de la Torre, Madhu H. Kaza, Padma Viswanathan, and Matvei Yankelevich. Publishing professionals include editor Sarah Coolidge (Two Line Press) and agent Markus Hoffmann (Regal Hoffmann & Associates). Tuition is $2,655, which includes lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who do not have a manuscript is $2,295. Financial aid was available. Writers submitted up to eight pages of translated poetry or no more than 4,000 words of translated prose with the original work and a $20 application fee by February 15. Space is limited; admissions were first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

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Contact Information

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