Support for Translators

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Opportunities for Translators

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Click here to view our database of programmes, prizes, scholarships and residencies for translators of German.

Our Emerging Translators Programme ran from 2011 - 2019. For further information please see:


Translators' Associations and Organisations

American Literary Translators' Association

A wonderful resource for translators, publishers, editors and writers.

British Centre for Literary Translation

Academic and Practice-based centre at the University of East Anglia, Norwich.

UK Translators' Association

Part of the UK Society of Authors, providing advice, support and information to translators.

English PEN

The founding centre of PEN International, working to promote free expression, and to remove barriers to literature.

Übersetzer Colloquium

International forum for translators of German-language literature.

Websites about Translated Literature

European Literature Network

A virtual and actual network for sharing information about European literature: events, projects, translations and more.

Words without Borders

Translating, publishing and promoting contemporary international fiction.

Booktrust Translated Fiction

A treasure trove of information and views about fiction in translation.

Three Percent

US-based website about contemporary international fiction.


Translations of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama.