American-Scandinavian Foundation

Translation Awards

Deadline: 
September 1, 2020 - Check back on April 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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. 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 Scandinavian authors born after 1900 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.