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2021 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation Open for Submissions

The 2021 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation is open to short prose, fiction, and nonfiction in translation! The winner receives $1,000 and publication, and honorable mentions receive $250. All submissions will be considered for online publication. This year’s prize is judged … Continue reading

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Submissions for 2021 Selden Prize Competition Closing Soon

Reminder: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2021 Selden Prize Competition for unpublished translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are welcomed! … Continue reading

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winners Announced

The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards are here! From a record-breaking number of submissions, Egyptian writer Iman Mersal won the Literature Prize and US translator Michael Cooperson won the Translation Award for his translation of Maqamat Al-Hariri’s Impostures. … Continue reading

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6th Annual JLPP International Translation Competition Opening Soon for Submissions

The 6th JLPP International Translation Competition is calling aspiring English and Spanish translators of Japanese literature! The winners will be awarded a cash prize, and an invitation to JLPP’s translation events. From the competition website: “The JLPP International Translation Competition aims to foster … Continue reading

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Submissions Open for the 2021 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the seventh annual competition for the Kyoko Selden Memorial Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society. The deadline for submissions for this year’s competition is August 1, 2021. … Continue reading

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