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Tuesday, 06 November 2018 16:47

Nonfiction Translation Competition for translators from German 2018

GINT 2018

Geisteswissenschaften International

Nonfiction Translators Competition

In cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair New York, Geisteswissenschaften International is inviting all aspiring translators of German to participate in a competition. The winning translations will receive prize money – first place: $1500, second place: $1000, third place: $500.

In order to take part in the competition, participants have to formally confirm that to date, they have not published more than one book-length translation of their own. By submitting a translation for the competition, translators agree to our regulations, and confirm that the text they are turning in is their work alone. This means that they completed the translation without the assistance of another person or team.

A German excerpt to translate (approx. 900 words) can be downloaded from www.boersenverein.de/gint starting October 16. Please submit your English translation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 15, 2018. However, only the first 100 entries to reach Geisteswissenschaften International by sequence of arrival will be accepted.

The winners will be notified via email by December 31, 2018 and officially announced in January 2019.

For more information, contact

Ms. Anke Simon

Geisteswissenschaften International

c/o Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.

Braubachstr. 16, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

phone: +49 (0) 69/ 1306 - 599,

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., http://www.geisteswissenschaften-international.de

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