translations

Prize in Translation

Gulf Coast
Entry Fee: 
$10
Deadline: 
August 31, 2022
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gulf Coast is given in alternating years for a group of poems or a prose excerpt translated from any language into English. The 2022 prize will be given for poetry. Daniel Borzutzky will judge. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry translated into English and a copy of the original text with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, or a $10 entry fee, which includes a half-year subscription, by August 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

Banipal Trust for Arab Literature
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
March 31, 2022
A prize of £3,000 (approximately $3,965) is given annually for a book of poetry or fiction translated from Arabic into English and published for the first time in English during the previous year. Translations of Arabic works of poetry or fiction originally published in 1967 or later are eligible. Publishers may submit five copies of a book published between April 1, 2021, and March 31, 2022, with three copies of the original work by March 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Translation Fellowships

National Endowment for the Arts
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
January 12, 2022
Grants of up to $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose from any language into English. Applicants must 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, 2007, and January 12, 2022. Using only the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation and the original work, a project description, a résumé, a résumé for the original author, a justification of retranslation (if applicable), and a list of published translations into English with proof of eligibility by January 12, 2022. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

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