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 Luisa Ardizzone, Antonello Borra, and Alessandro Carrera will judge. Translators may submit four copies of 15 pages of translated poetry along with the original poems and a project proposal of up to five pages, including the translator's credentials, by February 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Academy of American Poets, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343.