The Peirene Stevns Translation Prize 2022 is now open!
This year the prize is open to emerging translators from Portuguese to English, and entrants are invited to translate a sample from Brazilian writer Victor Heringer’s novel O amor dos homens avulsos.
The winner will receive:
– £3600 commission
– Mentorship from Sophie Lewis
– 6-week retreat in the Pyrenees
The prize will be judged by translator and editor Sophie Lewis (who will also mentor the winner), expert bookseller Gary Michael Perry, and Brazilian author Carol Bensimon.
Entrants must be over 18 and not have previously published a full-length work of fiction in translation. Full details on how to enter, eligibility criteria and submission guidelines here: https://www.peirenepress.com/prize/.