National Endowment for the Arts

Translation Projects Fellowship

Deadline: 
January 18, 2024 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$25,000
E-mail address: 

Approximately 20 grants of up to $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose. Writers who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and who have published, alone or in collaboration, at least 20 pages of literary translation in digital or print publications, or at least one book or other volume of translation of at least 20 pages between January 1, 2009, and January 18, 2024, are eligible. Using only the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation along with the corresponding pages from the original work, a project description, a bio, a résumé for the original author, a justification of retranslation (if applicable), a list of published translations into English, and proof of the right to translate the specified work by January 18. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

National Endowment for the Arts, Translation Projects Fellowship, 400 Seventh Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20506. (202) 682-5034.