Funded by the Persian Studies at the University of Cambridge
The Persian Studies group is pleased to announce its first Persian to English Literary Translation Competition which will reward as yet unpublished literary translations of modern or contemporary Persian poetry, fiction or drama into English. The competition is for the students of European and British universities only. The deadline for receiving the translations for the 2012-2013 entry is 30th April 2013 and the result of the competition will be announced by 30th July 2013. Prizes for the best translations are £200 for the first, £100 for the second, and £50 for the third. The awarded translations will be considered for online publication through the University of Cambridge website or print publication.
Each entry must consist of the source text, a maximum of 15 double-spaced pages of translation, an entry form and the entry fee. The entry fee is £7 per each translation, paid by a cheque drawn on a British bank and payable to University of Cambridge.
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