This $1,000 award recognizes a published translation of poetry from any language into English. Founded in 1976, the award was originally biennial. It has been given annually since 1984. A noted translator chooses the winning book. Books must be submitted by January 31, 2011 for titles published in 2010.
Books must be published in a standard edition (40 pages or more and 500 or more copies), and must consist primarily of poetry.
Collaborations by two translators are eligible, but anthologies in which an editor has collected work by a number of translators will not be considered. Self-published books are not accepted.
Translators must be living citizens of the United States. Only books published in the United States during 2010 are eligible for the 2011 prize. Books will not be returned. Postmark deadline: January 31, 2011.
To Submit a Book
Send three copies of each book (no manuscripts) to:
The Harold Morton Landon Translation Award
The Academy of American Poets
584 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, New York 10012-3210
Books will not be returned.
For more information, please contact:
TEL (212) 274-0343 x15http://www.poets.org/http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/112
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