Susanna Roth 2017 Translators' Competition - Call for Entries
Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, announce the 4th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named after the celebrated Swiss translator Susanna Roth (1950 – 1997) who made a significant contribution to the promotion of contemporary Czech literature abroad.
The competition is open to young translators up to the age of forty*. The task is to translate a significant extract (cca 10 pages) of as yet untranslated contemporary Czech prose published in the Czech Republic between 2015 - 2016. Previously published extracts are unacceptable. A jury in each country taking part will select one winner.
* excluding previous winners of the Susanna Roth Translation Competition
TEXT TO BE TRANSLATED
Jezero by Bianca Bell (Host, 2016)
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A trip to the Czech Republic including specialist seminars.
The translated text (chapter I. Zárodek, pg. 9 – 25) from Bianca Bell‘s Jezero together with a CV and a current photograph should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline is 31st March 2017.
The adresses can be found on www.czechcentres.cz/o-nas/sit-cc/ and on www.mzv.cz
- Closing date for translations: 31st March 2017
- Results announcement: 15th May 2017
- Winners` visit to the Czech Republic: summer/autumn 2017
Taťjana Langášková, Czech Centre Programme Department, email@example.com
Viktor Debnár, Literary Section, ATI, firstname.lastname@example.org