Category Archives: Prizes

Stryk Prize Awarded to Jonathan Chaves

The Lucien Stryk Prize, awarded annually, recognizes the best translation into English of book-length texts of Asian poetry or Zen Buddhism. Founded in 2010 and named for the renowned poet and translator Lucien Stryk, the award is given at the … Continue reading

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ALTA NTA Shortlist Announced

Download the full ALTA NTA Shortlist 2014 Press Release. The winner of the award will be announced at the 2014 ALTA Conference, Nov. 12-15, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI. Here is what the three finalist judges, Barbara Epler (Publisher, New Directions), … Continue reading

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Links Roundup, December 10 to 14

Awards & Prizes Kurt Beals has won the first-ever German Book Office Translation Prize. Glückwunsch! The submissions deadline to the Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize has been extended to January 15, 2013: SAND in Berlin is accepting translations from any … Continue reading

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The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation 2012 Guidelines

Postmark Deadline: October 30, 2012 “Translation is the medium through which American readers gain greater access to the world.  By providing us with as direct a connection as possible to the individual voice of the author, translation provides a window … Continue reading

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Links Roundup, August 13 to 17

  On Translation Translationista on translating Pussy Riot (a volunteer effort thanks to social media): Ah, the life of a freelance literary translator (battles against angle-grinders included): An ABC of Translating Poetry: This week’s Translation Roundup from … Continue reading

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Translation Chapbook Contest

ANOMALOUS PRESS ANNOUNCES OUR FIRST-EVER CHAPBOOK CONTEST! March 15 – May 15 $500 prize plus publication! Finalist manuscripts will also be considered for publication, and all submissions will be considered for publication in the journal. $15 fee. We will publish … Continue reading

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Links Round-up January 20

Calls for Proposals Art in Translation, a 2012 event by the University of Iceland and the Nordic House. Deadline Jan 31. Canada in Latin America – Tracing the Effects of Transfer through Translation. Books in Translation News Excerpt from Taiwanese … Continue reading

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