Last year was the inaugural year for the Gulf Coast Translation Prize, which comes with a purse of $1000 and publication in the journal Gulf Coast, published out of the English Dept. at the University of Houston. I see that I neglected to announce the winners of the 2014 prize, judged by Jen Hofer. Top honors went to Kristin Dykstra, with honorable mentions to Derrick Mattern and Yvette Siegert. This year’s prize will be judged by Ammiel Alcalay, submit up to 20 pages of previously unpublished material, instructions here. The reading fee of $17 also gets you a year’s subscription to the journal. The deadline for submissions is
Aug. 31, Sept. 21, 2015.