Call for entries: Rossica Prize for English translation of Russian literature

The Rossica Prize has been awarded biennially since 2005 for the best new translation of a high-quality Russian literary work into English. It aims to promote the best of Russian literary culture in the English-speaking world, encouraging the translation of a broad range of authors, genres and periods. The Prize recognizes the vital role of translation in culture and the contribution that Russian literature continues to make towards enriching the intellectual life of people worldwide.

Cultural fellowships in Russia

The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia), in cooperation with the St. Petersburg Committee of External Relations and the B. Yeltsin Presidential Centre (Moscow, Russia), announces 2-week cultural fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from 7 May 7 – 20 May 2012. Airfare and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers.