National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
01/13/21 11:59 PM ET
Fellowships to USA published translators to translate eligible literary works into English. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several days to complete. This program encourages the translation of writers and works that are not well represented in English translation, as well as work that has not previously been translated into English.
Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. The NEA encourages translations of writers and of work that are not well represented in English translation. All proposed projects must be for creative translations of literary material into English. The work to be translated should be of interest for its literary excellence and value. Priority will be given to projects that involve work that has not previously been translated into English.
In reviewing applications for Translation Projects, advisory panelists consider the:
Artistic excellence of the:
Panelists also consider the:
Artistic merit of the proposed project, which includes the:
GrantWatch ID#: 159110
Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000.
The beginning date must fall between January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023, and the period of performance may extend up to two years. Your period of performance must begin on the first day of the month and end on the last day of the month.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
If you have questions about your application, contact the Literary Arts staff at 202-682-5034 or email LitFellowships@arts.gov.
National Endowment for the Arts
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Washington, DC 20506
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