Sunday Submissions: Ugly Duckling Presse Accepting Translation Subs This Month

The excellent Ugly Duckling Presse recently updated their submission guidelines for translations:

UDP publishes poetry, translation, experimental nonfiction, performance texts, and books by artists, including poetry by Egyptian poet-translator Maged Zaher and poet-translator Philip Metres.

udp_logo_black_400x400The new guidelines:

Translation Reading Period (updated November 2016)
We welcome the submission of queries and samples for translation projects from December 1, 2016 to January 1, 2017. We encourage the submission of works-in-progress, as long as the paragraph about your project includes information about how far along it is and when you expect it to be completed.

Please include the following in the “cover letter” field:
— One paragraph about yourself
— One paragraph about the author/text you are working with.
— One paragraph addressing your approach to translation
— One paragraph explaining why you think this book is perfect for UDP

Then upload as a PDF, rtf, odt, doc, or docx file:
— A 10-12 page work sample (source-language text not necessary at this time)

You can submit here before January 1, 2017.

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