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Austrian Cultural Forum London - TRANSLATION PRIZE 2020

Entry deadline: 17 July 2020

The Austrian Cultural Forum London invites professional and aspiring translators to participate in the third competition held for the best German to English translation of contemporary Austrian prose writing.

The jury for this year's competition is: Jamie Bulloch (translator, head of jury), Steph Morris (translator), Tina Hartas (book blogger, Trip Fiction) and Ben Yarde-Buller (publisher of Old Street Publishing).

Please download the PDF below for for further information.

*** The competition is now closed, and the winners have been announced ***

The Winners

We are thrilled to announce that the jury has chosen the winners of this year’s ACF translation prize!
Congratulations to our best professional translator Helen MacCormac and best aspiring translator Mark Grainger!
The winning texts can be found here:
Cat. A - Helen MacCormac
Cat. B - Mark Grainger

The Shortlists

After an impressive response to the call for submissions, our jury shortlisted entrants, whose translations particularly impressed them.

We’re pleased to announce this year’s shortlists:

Category A

Nigel Cooper
Jozef Van Der Voort
Iwona Luszowicz
Leanne Cvetan
Martha Turewicz

Category B

Rachel Farmer
Jo Heinrich
Claire Storey
Rebecca Heier
Hannah Vinter
Rathbone Esther
Ruth Brown
Tayiba Sulaiman
Lotte Fyfe

We were delighted by the large number of submissions we received.
Thank you to everybody who took the time to participate in this competition!