Call for submissions: 35th Annual Translation Prize

November 12, 2021

The French-American Foundation is currently accepting submissions for the next Translation Prize competition.

With the generous support of the Florence Gould Foundation, the French-American Foundation will present the winning translators with awards of up to $10,000 for the best English translations of French in the categories of fiction and nonfiction.

Translations for consideration must have been published in the United States for the first time, in English, between January 1 and December 31, 2021 in order to be considered for the prize in 2022.

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About the Translation Prize Program

The French-American Foundation’s Translation Prize is the longest-standing prize of its kind. Since 1986, the Translation Prize has sought to promote French literature in the United States and provide translators and their craft with greater visibility and recognition. The prize also seeks to increase the visibility of the publishers who bring these important French works of literature to the American market in translations of exceptional quality. A jury of translators and literary professionals evaluates each submission for technical, stylistic, and literary excellence. Learn more.

The French-American Foundation looks forward to receiving your submissions by January 14, 2022.

For questions or more information, please contact Katie DeMallie, Director of Programs and Operations, at [email protected].