[PAST EVENT] Deadline: Academic Rossica Translation Contest

March 10, 2013
All day
Location not specified
Academia Rossica is pleased to announce that the Rossica Young Translators Award 2013 (RYTA) is now underway! Returning for the 5th year, this award, the younger sister of the prestigious Rossica Prize, is designed to inspire young people around the world who speak or are learning Russian to get involved with literary translation. We would be very grateful if you would promote this prize to your students and encourage them to make the most of this opportunity to engage with the best in contemporary Russian literature.

Anyone under the age of 24 wishing to enter should choose one of the three selected extracts to translate, all of which are taken from highly-acclaimed recent novels by renowned contemporary writers Eduard Limonov, Boris Akunin and Marina Stepnova, which have yet to be translated into English.

The extracts and rules can be found at http://academia-rossica.org/en/literature/young-translators-award, and submissions should be sent to ryta@academia-rossica.org by 10 March 2013.

The submissions will then be read by our panel of expert judges, before the winner is announced at an event at the end of March as part of the 4th SLOVO Russian Literature Festival in London. The winning entrant will receive a prize of £500.