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The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren


what: PEN World Voices Festival
when: May 4-10
where: NYC
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what: The Literary Mews: Reading and Lecture with Abdourahman Waberi
when: Friday, May 8, 3-4pm
where: 19 Washington Square
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what: The Guardian's 2015 Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation
submission deadline: May 22, 2015
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what: The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and the Bulgarian Translators' Union have announced a call for participation in the fifth annual edition of their Translators' Atelier. The atelier is designed for literary translators, and the working languages are Bulgarian and English. In 2015, for the first time the program will include translation of poetry, apart from prose.
when: May 29-31, 2015
where: Sofia, Bulgaria
submission deadline: May 1, 2015, 5.00 p.m
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what: ALTA Travel Fellowships
when: ALTA 2015: Translation & Traffic (Oct. 28-31, 2015)
where: Tucson, AZ
application deadline: June 1, 2015
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what: Writers OMI at Ledig House, Fall 2015 Translation Lab: 12-day residency for five teams of writers & translators this fall
when: November 10-21, 2015
where: OMI International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
application deadline: July 15, 2015
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what: Call for Literary Translation Workshop from The Georgian National Book Center, in partnership with the British Council, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the British Centre for Literary Translation.
The literary translation workshop will offer eight Georgian and English-language literary translators the opportunity to work together and discuss in depth the challenges of translating fiction from English into Georgian and from Georgian into English. 
when: September 7-11, 2015
where: Tbilisi, Georgia
application deadline: May 15, 2015
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Published May 4, 2015   Copyright 2015 Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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