Institut Ramon LLull

Open Call for the Institut Ramon Llull International Literary Translation Awards

01/07/2022

The Institut Ramon Llull Foundation creates a new annual award to increase recognition of literary translation. The award will be given in two categories: Best Translation of Catalan Literature of the year for translators who have published a maximum of 5 literary translations into Catalan on the date of the announcement of the call, and Best Career of a Translator of Catalan literature.




The Requirements to opt for the International Price Ramon Llull for Literary Translation include two categories:

  • The Best translation of Catalan literature Prize is open to translators who have published a maximum of 5 translations of Catalan literature on the date of the announcement of the call. The proposed work must have been published between the 1st of January and the 31st of December of the previous year. The work must be signed by a sole author. The award aims to stimulate new translations. The deadline for this category is from the 1st to the 15th of July 2022.
  • The Prize for the Best Career of a Translator of Catalan Literature is open to translators with more than 5 published works on the date of the call. The award aims to acknowledge the professional career of the translators of Catalan literature and the work of most consolidated professionals. The Best translation of Catalan literature Prize is awarded with 4.000 euros. The Best Career of a Translator of Catalan Literature is awarded 6.000 euros.

The Terms and Requirements are available at https://www.llull.cat/monografics/fundacio/premis.cfm

The decision of the jury will be announced during the annual awards ceremony.

The two new awards for Literary Translation add to the two already granted by the Foundation to recognize the work of individuals or entities for the international promotion of Catalan culture: the International Award for Catalanistic and Linguistic Diversity, and the Ramon Llull Awards for the International Promotion of Catalan Creation.

Applications are open until 15 July

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