A fellowship of $25,000 and a five-week residency at the American Academy in Rome is given biennially to a U.S. translator for a work-in-progress of modern Italian poetry translated into English. Maria Frank, Giorgio Mobili, and Michael Palma will judge. Publishers or translators may submit four copies of 15 pages of translated poetry along with the original poem and a project proposal of up to five pages by February 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Academy of American Poets, Raiziss/de Palchi Fellowship, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343. Nikay Paredes, Programs Coordinator.