American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Prizes
Deadline September 1 (must be received by this date), formerly June 15. Recommended free contest awards $2,500 Nadia Christensen Prize for unpublished English translations of modern poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose originally written in Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, or Swedish by a Nordic author born after 1900. $2,000 Leif & Inger Sjoberg Prize will be awarded to an individual whose translations have not previously been published, and $2,000 Wigeland Prize also will be awarded to a Norwegian translator. Submissions should not exceed 25 double-spaced pages of poetry or 50 double-spaced pages of prose. See sponsor's guidelines for additional required application materials. Enter online. Sponsored by the American-Scandinavian Foundation.
Published: May 18, 2021