American Literary Translators Association

National Translation Awards

April 16, 2018 - Check back on February 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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Two prizes of $2,500 each are given annually for a book of poetry and a book of prose translated from any language into English and published in the previous year. For the poetry prize, poetry collections and verse dramas in translation are eligible; for the prose prize, short story collections and essay collections, novels, memoirs, prose drama, and hybrid prose works in translation are eligible. Publishers may submit a book published in 2017 by April 16. The entry fee is $50 for presses that publish more than 10 titles each year, and $30 for presses that publish fewer than 10 titles each year. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

American Literary Translators Association, National Translation Awards, Fire Works, 3rd Floor, 701 South 50th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143. Rachael Daum, Assistant Managing Director.