Call for application for Susanna Roth Award: Competition for young translators from Czech (deadline: 31 March 2018)

Call for application for Susanna Roth Award: Competition for young translators from Czech (deadline: 31 March 2018)

Czech Centres and the Czech Literary Centre traditionally invite young translators from Czech to compete in translating a chosen piece of contemporary literature. Try your luck with Bomba★Funk  by Karel Veselý to win several days in the Czech Republic filled with seminars and other programmes. Feedback from experts is guaranteed. […]

Call for application: Paul Celan fellowships for translators 2018/2019 (deadline: 18 March 2018)

Call for application: Paul Celan fellowships for translators 2018/2019 (deadline: 18 March 2018)

The program supports translations of canonical texts, contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western European languages or vice versa, or between two Eastern European languages. Special emphasis is put on translations of relevant works written by East European authors and/or female scholars. No applications for works of fiction and poetry are being accepted. […]

Call for applications: grants for the translation and international promotion of Catalan literary and philosophical texts

Call for applications: grants for the translation and international promotion of Catalan literary and philosophical texts

The Institut Ramon Llull has opened a call for grants for the international promotion and translation of Catalan literature and philosophical texts.

Applications for promotional activities focused on Catalan and Aranese literature should be sent in by 26 September 2017.
Information about conditions and the application procedure can be found here. […]

Edwin Morgan Translation Fellowships (Edinburgh; deadline: 27 March 2017)

Edwin Morgan Translation Fellowships (Edinburgh; deadline: 27 March 2017)

To celebrate the life and work of the translator, poet and academic, Edwin Morgan, Creative Scotland is funding two free places on the six week Text and Context course at the Scottish Universities’ International Summer School to two professional translators with an interest in twentieth-century and contemporary Scottish writing. This fellowship will foster collaboration between translators with the aim of promoting Scottish Literature, in particular, to an international audience. […]

Call for application: Paul Celan fellowships for translators 2017/2018 (deadline: 6 February 2017)

Call for application: Paul Celan fellowships for translators 2017/2018 (deadline: 6 February 2017)

The program supports translations of canonical texts, contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western European languages or vice versa, or between two Eastern European languages. Special emphasis is put on translations of relevant works written by East European authors and/or female scholars. No applications for works of fiction and poetry are being accepted. […]

Call for applications: International meeting for translators of German literature (Berlin / Leipzig, 19-26 March 2017)

Call for applications: International meeting for translators of German literature (Berlin / Leipzig, 19-26 March 2017)

From 19-26 March 2017 the Robert Bosch Foundation and Literarisches Colloquium Berlin will host a seminar for professional translators of German literature. With financial support from the Goethe-Institut, S. Fischer Foundation, Traduki and the Pro Helvetia foundation, the seminar is open to 30 translators from all over the world. […]

Second call for applications: grants for the international promotion of Catalan literature

Second call for applications: grants for the international promotion of Catalan literature

The Institut Ramon Llull has opened the second call for grants to promote Catalan literature internationally in the following fields:

Translation of literature and philosophy
These grants are available to anyone who is planning to translate works of Catalan literature (fiction, poetry, theatre and graphic novels) and philosophy into other languages during the year the application process takes place or the following year. Applicants must have acquired the rights to publish the work in print format and distribute it commercially. Applications should be sent by 31 October 2016 at the latest. […]

Two residencies for literary translators available in Rarogne, Switzerland (Deadline: 31 May 2016)

Two residencies for literary translators available in Rarogne, Switzerland  (Deadline: 31 May 2016)

The Cultural Department of the Canton of Valais in Switzerland has two residencies available in Rarogne for professional literary translators from Switzerland or elsewhere. During the residency the translator will work on a literary text written by an author from Valais or the Alpine arc, or a text that is related thematically to the Alps. The original text or translation has to be written in one of Switzerland’s four national languages. During their three-month stay, either in the period April-June or October-December 2017, the beneficiaries will each receive a grant of 1500 Swiss Francs per month. […]