what: Benjamin Moser will be joined by writer Porochista Kakpour.
when: Thursday, August 27, 7pm
where: Word Books, 126 Franklin St., Brooklyn.
more info: http://ow.ly/QXRLV
what: Gulf Coast Magazine's Prize in Translation (this year's contest is open to prose, both fiction and non-fiction).
submission deadline: August 31, 2015
more info: http://ow.ly/RhnAs
what: Asymptote's “Close Approximations” translation contest
Open to translators at the beginning of their careers, this contest invites translations in three genres: poetry, fiction, and—a new category this year—literary nonfiction. The winner and runner-up of each category will walk away with US$ 1,000 and US$ 500 respectively.
submission deadline: Dec 15, 2015
more info: http://ow.ly/RhnS9