Apply Now for the 2016 French-American Foundation Translation Prize

Screen Shot 2015-04-28 at 10.13.58 AMThe French-American Foundation’s Translation Prize has been around since 1986 and offers one of the largest awards around ($10,000) for an outstanding translation from the French. The Foundation’s stated intention behind giving the prize is to promote French literature in the U.S., increase the visibility of translators and their craft, and support publishers of translated literature. Eligible projects for the 2016 competition are works of prose (fiction or non-fiction) published in the U.S. in 2015. Here’s this year’s excellent jury. More details and instructions for submission here. If you have questions about the application process, contact Ilana Adleson in the French-American Foundation offices. The deadline is coming right up: Friday, February 15.

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