The residencies are 3 months long, dates flexible within 2013. One is in visual arts, and one in creative writing — translation included.
The program seeks to promote the mobility of young artists and writers, so there is an age bracket (25 to 35 years old), and they must be from countries other than Morocco.
PEN Translates! grants are for up to 75% of translation costs. Grants are to be used solely for the translation costs of the chosen title.
Projects will also be assessed for literary quality and contribution to diversity, as well as on the strength of the publishing project and strategy. PEN is willing to help champion the selected books but is not responsible for ensuring the success of the promotional campaign. The following must be fulfilled as part of the agreement: