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Translation Prizes

The Society of Authors administers prizes for published translations into English from the Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Greek (modern), Italian, Spanish and Swedish. The prizes are generously supported by Arts Council England among others.The annual deadline for entry is 28 February.

The 2014 Translation Prizes

  • Arabic Translation: The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize - £3,000 
    Entry for 2014 now closed | Past Winners
  • Dutch Translation: The Vondel Prize - 5000 Euros
    No prize in 2014 | Past Winners
  • French Translation: The Scott Moncrieff Prize - £2,000
    Entry for 2014 now closed | Past Winners
  • German Translation: The Schlegel-Tieck Prize - £3,000
    Entry for 2014 now closed | Past Winners
  • German Translation: The Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation - 1000 Euros 
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    Past Winners
  • Italian Translation: The John Florio Prize - £2,000
    Entry for 2014 now closed | Past Winners
  • Modern Greek Translation: The Hellenic Foundation for Culture Translation Prize - £1,000
    No prize in 2014 | Past Winners
  • Portuguese Translation: The Calouste Gulbenkian Prize
    The final prize was awarded in 2012 | Past Winners
  • Spanish Translation: The Premio Valle Inclán - £2,000
    Entry for 2014 now closed | Past Winners
  • Swedish Translation: The Bernard Shaw Prize - £2,000
    No award in 2014 | Past Winners

Please contact Paula Johnson if you have any queries about the 2014 prizes

The 2013 Translation Prizes

On Wednesday 12 February, seven translators received prizes totalling over £19,000 at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes, held at Europe House, London. The prizes were presented by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the TLS at the special readings event, followed by Writing on Stilts, a discussion about distance and closeness in translation between Dr Ian Patterson and Adam Mars-Jones.

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