From 13 to 19 August 2017 the Robert Bosch Foundation and Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (Working Group for Youth Literature e.V.) will host the eighth 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.

Though translators into all languages are welcome, translators from African and Arabic countries and from Turkey as well as translators into ‘small’ languages are particularly encouraged to apply.

Participants can avail of a travel allowance. 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 and here (https://www NULL.facebook (Facebook).

Applications should be sent by email with corresponding enclosures by 2 May 2017 at the latest to:

Call for application: Workshop for translators of German children’s and young people’s literature (deadline: 2 May 2017)
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