On 17-22 August 2014 the Robert Bosch Foundation and Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (Working Group for Youth Literature e.V) will host the fifth annual workshop on the translation of German literature for children and young people entitled ‘Kein kinderspiel!’ Though translators into all languages are welcome, the focus will be on translators into ‘small’ languages from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, North Africa and Turkey.

The five-day workshop 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 find information on opportunities for promotion as well improving existing networks. Above all, the workshop aims to be a centre for encounters, inspiration and exchange of ideas.

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

Application forms may be obtained from this (http://www NULL.jugendliteratur NULL.org) site and this (http://www NULL.bosch-stiftung NULL.de/brueckenbauer) site.

Applications should be sent by email with corresponding enclosures by 2 May 2014 at the latest.

Call for applications: Workshop for translators from German of children’s and young people’s literature (17-22 August 2014, Hamburg)
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