Three Percent

Best Translated Book Awards

December 31, 2019 - Check back on October 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 

Two awards of $10,000 each are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection or novel translated into English for the first time and published in the previous year. The winning author will receive $5,000; the translator or translators will receive $5,000. Nancy Naomi Carlson, Patricia Lockwood, Aditi Machado, Laura Marris, and Brandon Shimoda will judge in poetry; Elisa Wouk Almino, Pierce Alquist, Hailey Dezort, Louisa Ermelino, Hal Hlavinka, Keaton Patterson, Christopher Phipps, Lesley Rains, and Justin Walls will judge in fiction. Submit six copies of a translated poetry collection published in 2019 by December 31 or ten copies of a translated book of fiction published in 2019 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines and mailing addresses of judges.

Three Percent, Best Translated Book Awards, Open Letter Books, University of Rochester, Dewey Hall 1-219, Box 278968, Rochester, NY 14627.