Saturday Submissions: ‘Rhino,’ the National Translation Award, and Other Calls for Poetry

RHINO POETRY magazine, which publishes poetry and flash-fiction — written in English and in translation — has reopened for submissions:

rhinoRHINO, according to their website, “is an award-winning  literary annual print journal  which invites traditional and experimental work reflecting passion, originality, artistic conviction, and a love affair with language. We publish poetry, flash fiction, and translations. While remaining committed to our print journal, beginning with the 2014 issue, all poems will be featured online, with placement occurring throughout the year.”

They specifically request translations that “move, experiment, provoke, play, compel, sing.” You can read their full submission guidelines online.

You can also find more lit-mag submission calls at New Pages.

Small presses looking for translated poetry manuscripts:

Trembling Pillow Press

Tavern Books, which published Amjad Nasser’s tremendous Petra, trans. Fady Joudah

For published collections:

The deadline for the American Literary Translators’ Association’s (ALTA) National Translation Award is April 8. According to the ALTA website:

The National Translation Award is awarded annually to a literary translator who has made an outstanding contribution to literature in English by masterfully recreating the artistic force of a book of consummate quality. The NTA is the longest-standing prize for a work of literary translation. The NTA is given out in poetry and in prose. Hybrid works and drama are welcome, and may be submitted to either category as determined appropriate by the publisher.

Publishers are invited to submit translated works of poetry published in 2015 using this form.

Start the submission process here.