Sunday Submissions: 2018 Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation Open Now

The Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation 2018 is accepting entries through July 6, 2018:

The prize — open to UK residents — is for an unpublished translation of a poem from any language, ancient or modern, into English. There are three categories: Open (adult); 18-and-under, for entrants still 18 on the closing date; and 14-and-under, for entrants still 14 on the closing date.

Those who are submitting must send in both poem and commentary of no more than 300 words.

The winners of the “open” category will receive £1,000 (first), £750 (second) and £500 (third), while the winners of the 18-and-under category will receive £250 (first), £150 (second) and £100 (third). There will be one prize (£100) awarded in the 14-and-under category.

The judges of the 2018 competition are:

Margaret Jull Costa Olivia McCannon Sean O’Brien

For more, visit the Stephen Spender Prize website.

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