For Translators

We have put together a list of programmes, prizes, scholarships and residencies available for translators of German into English and you can see this here.

‘So, you want to be a literary translator?’ An FAQ article for aspiring literary translators can be found here.

News for translators

School’s in for Summer!

The British Centre for Literary Translation, in partnership with the National Centre for Writing, holds a much-cherished Literary Translation Summer School each year. The event brings together writers and translators from around the world, for an immersive programme of highly-practical literary translation and writing practice. The week-long event also includes panel discussions and short talks on industry topics, and readings with both authors and literary translators.

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Books of the Year 2020

We asked people we worked with during 2020 to share their read of the year, as well as a New Books in German choice that caught their eye.

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Browse our most recent recommendations

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Translators’ Associations and Organisations

A resource for translators, publishers, editors and writers.

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

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

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

International forum for translators of German-language literature.

Websites about Translated Literature

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

Translating, publishing and promoting contemporary international fiction.

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

US-based website about contemporary international fiction.

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

About New Books in German

Find out more about our work to promote German language literature for translation into English

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Discover more about the guaranteed support for translation into English


Delve into articles and interviews about books, publishers, translators, authors and the German language literary field.