Submit Now for Asymptote’s 2017 Close Approximations Translation Prize

It’s another year, and the deadline for this year’s Close Approximations Translation Prize is coming right up. This is the third year Asymptote Journal is running the prize, and the judges this year will be the illustrious David Bellos (fiction) and Sawako Nakayusu (poetry), winner of the 2016 PEN Poetry in Translation Prize and the 2016 Lucien Stryk Prize for her translation of The Collected Poems of Sagawa Chika. The prize comes with a $1000 purse for each winner ($250 for runners-up). You’ll find more information about the prize and complete submission guidelines on the Asymptote website. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1, 2017.

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