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 language for a competition until Dec 15. Translators under 30 only:


Call for Applications: 2013 Banff International Literary Translation Centre:

Call for papers: “Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field.”


“It’s like we’re walking parallel. We’re not holding hands, but we’re side by side.” Spencer on translating M-C Blais:

CEATL’s Six Commandments of fair play in literary translation:

Aesthetics and Meaning: The Balancing Act of Literary Translation:

On Love and Translation: An Interview with Edith Grossman:

Brian Zumhagen talks about some of the translation issues in The Canvas:


An inaugural Festival of Translators will be held 25-27 July 2013 at IIT Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, India:


The new application form for EU translation grants for publishers is now online:


The December 2012 edition of TWO LINES is now up online:

New Books

New books translated by Suzanne Jill Levine: Nothingness in the Rough ( and Mundo Cruel (

Had enough of the Best Books of 2012? Conversational Reading gets in there early with Books to Watch Out For In 2013:


Look no further for a review of two new Romanian books:

A bilingual poetry collection looks at life through the lens of Islam:

The new Three Percent podcast looks back at favorite translations of 2012:

Love German Books recommends books translated from German to English that came out this year:


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