American-Scandinavian Foundation

Translation Awards

Deadline: 
September 1, 2022
Cash Prize: 
$2,500
E-mail address: 

A prize of $2,500 and publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review is given annually for an English translation of a work of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction written in a Nordic language (Danish, Faroese, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, or Swedish). A prize of $2,000 and publication is also awarded to a translator whose literary translations from a Nordic language have not previously been published. Translations of works by 20th- and 21st-century Nordic authors that have not been published in English are eligible. Submit up to 25 pages of poetry or 50 pages of prose, a copy of the original work, and a curriculum vitae by September 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

American-Scandinavian Foundation, Translation Awards, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 779-3587.