From 12 to 17 August 2018 the Robert Bosch Foundation and Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (Working Group for Youth Literature e.V.) and Deutscher Übersetzerfonds (German Translators Fund) will host the ninth annual workshop on the translation of German literature for children and young people entitled ‘Kein Kinderspiel!’

The five-day workshop in Hamburg, Germany offers 15 translators the opportunity to tackle specific problems of the genre and discuss current trends. Participants will have the chance to meet authors, critics and publishing representatives, and learn about opportunities for promotion and for improving existing networks. Above all, the workshop aims to be a centre for encounters, inspiration and exchange of ideas.

Professional translators into all languages are welcome.

Participants can avail of a travel allowance. Program, accommodation and meals for the duration of the workshop will be free of charge.

Further information and application forms may be downloaded here (http://www NULL.jugendliteratur NULL.html).

Applications should be sent by email with corresponding enclosures by 2 May 2018 at the latest to:

Call for application: Workshop for translators of German children’s and young people’s literature (deadline: 2 May 2018)
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