Announcing the John Glassco Prize

This prize is awarded by The Literary Translators’ Association of Canada at the end of September during the celebration of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators. It is awarded for a literary translator’s first book-length literary translation into French or English, published in Canada during the previous year. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and children’s literature are eligible.

The John Glassco Prize recognizes excellence in literary translation and the talent and dedication of the next generation of literary translators. It is aimed at building greater awareness in the publishing world and in the general public by promoting a literary translator’s first published work which demonstrates extraordinary talent and literary excellence.

Submission deadline is July 1st 2013.

For more information and a submission form, email

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