National Endowment for the Arts

Translation Fellowships

Deadline: 
January 15, 2020
Cash Prize: 
$12,500
E-mail address: 

Grants of $12,500 and $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose from any language into English. Applicants must have published, alone or in collaboration, at least 20 pages of literary translation in digital or print publications or at least one book of translation between January 1, 2005, and January 1, 2020. Using only the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation and the original work, a project description, a résumé, a résumé for the original author, a justification of retranslation (if applicable), and a list of published translations into English with proof of eligibility by January 15, 2020. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

National Endowment for the Arts, Translation Fellowships, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20506. (202) 682-5034.