The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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what: Word for Word Literary Translation Exchange 2015 Reading and Reception
Columbia Writing Program students and their partners from Scuola Holden in Turin, Italy and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain) will present a multilingual panoply of readings in English, Italian, and Catalan, and a panel discussion on translation and cross-cultural collaboration. Reception to follow.
when: Wednesday, April 1, 7-9pm
where: Columbia University, 501 Dodge Hall/New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/KX30x
 
what: Launch of Ravenscrag (the translation of Pourquoi Bologne): Author Alain Farah and translator Lazer Lederhendler will be in conversation with Catherine Leclerc. Drinks, a short reading and a book signing will follow. 
when: Thursday, April 2, 7pm
where: Librarie Drawn & Quarterly; Montréal, Québec 
more info: http://ow.ly/KX3rS
 
SUBMIT
 
what: Call for submissions: The Offing (channel of The Los Angeles Review of Books) 
when: launch - March 16, 2015; rolling submissions thereafter
more info: theoffingmag.com
 
what: The Guardian's 2015 Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation
submission deadline: May 22, 2015
 
APPLY
 
what: Fellowships for Chinese Poetry & Translation 
where: Vermont Studio Center
application deadline: April 1st, 2015
 
what: ALTA Travel Fellowships
when: ALTA 2015: Translation & Traffic (Oct. 28-31, 2015)
where: Tucson, AZ
application deadline: June 1, 2015
more info: http://ow.ly/KX3LL
 
what: Writers OMI at Ledig House, Fall 2015 Translation Lab: 12-day residency for five teams of writers & translators this fall
when: November 10-21, 2015
where: OMI International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
application deadline: July 15, 2015

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