English PEN, the charity promoting the freedom to write, has launched a major new fund for literary translation.
The fund responds to concerns that less than 3% of British books
published are in translation from another language. At a time when more
than 300 languages are spoken in British schools, the charity believes
that this social diversity should be reflected by literary diversity.
The new fund, backed by Arts Council England, was launched at the London
Applications are open to all literary genres including fiction,
non-fiction, poetry and plays.
For more information about PEN TRANSLATES!, please contact Emma Cleave, Programme Manager at English PEN on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7324 2535.
For more information about English PEN, please contact Heather Norman Soderlind, Deputy Director at English PEN on email@example.com or telephone 020 7324 2582.
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