The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

what: An Evening with Amanda Michalopoulou and Karen Emmerich
when: Friday, April 18, 6pm-7pm
where: The Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108
more info: http://ow.ly/vvLx6

what: "Spring into Poetry"
when: April 16-29
where: various locations in NYC
more info: http://ow.ly/vdLpu

what: Guatemalan Writers: Journeys Toward Daylight: New Narratives
when: Tuesday, April 22, 7pm
where: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/vLYX7

what: A Conversation with Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Jess Row
when: Thursday, April 24, 7pm
where: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/vLZih

what: 45th Poetry International Festival, In Other Words translation project
when: June 10-14
where: Rotterdam
more info: http://ow.ly/uSSSG

APPLY

what: University of Arkansas Arabic Translation Award 2014
The King Fahd Center awards an annual prize up to $10,000 for the best book-length translation of Arabic literature from any of the following genres: poetry, novel, short story collection, drama, or literary non-fiction such as autobiography or memoir. Submitted translations must be previously unpublished in book form. All translation rights must be cleared for publication.
application deadline: April 30
more info: http://ow.ly/vvKo8

what: Certificate in Applied Literary Translation: The Center for Translation Studies at the University of Illinois and Dalkey Archive Press now invite applications for the summer session of their joint Certificate in Applied Literary Translation, a program providing an intensive training experience that will result in the publication by Dalkey Archive of the translator’s first book-length translation.It is intended for translators at an early stage in their careers who will benefit from practical training in both translation and the process of publishing literary translations.
when: June 9-September 5, 2014
where: Dublin, Ireland
application deadline: April 15, 2014
more info: http://ow.ly/uSTfW 

what: Workshop in Scholarly and Literary Translation from Slavic Languages
when: June 16-20, 2014
where: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne 
more info: http://ow.ly/upTkp

what: Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize (for translation from German into English this year)
The winning translator will receive £1000 and a selection of Harvill Secker titles. The winner will also participate in the BCLT mentorship scheme and in Crossing Border festival.
submission deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014
more info: http://ow.ly/vM02p


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