Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation

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The Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation is presented by the Society of Authors and the Goethe-Institut London every two years. This translation prize is aimed at new and emerging translators, whose literary translation work has not yet been published in print form.
The winner receives an award of EUR 1,000 and attendance at the Leipzig Book Fair, as well as the International Translators' meeting organised by the Literary Colloquium Berlin.

The competition is open to emerging translators of literature who have lived in Great Britain or Ireland for a minimum of three years..

The winner of the Award for 2023 was Rob Myatt for his translation of an excerpt from the novel Hund, Wolf, Schakal by Behzad Karim Khani (Hanser Berlin,2022).

The runner-up was Fiona Graham.

Details of the next competition to win the Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation will be advertised by the Society of Authors in 2025.

Further information:

Website: Society of Authors