Wednesday, February 28, 2007

2007 Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize

For Gold and Glorie
Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Boston University are invited to enter the 2007 Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize, sponsored by the University Professors Program and the Creative Writing Program. First prize is $250, second $100. Your submission must include 3 copies of the selection in the original language; 3 copies of your typed manuscript, including title and author and specifying language of the original (do not include your name); and a cover sheet giving the titles of the original and of the translation as well as your name and student ID number, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

Verse submissions should be approximately 100 lines of a single long poem, or several shorter works by the same poet or by poets of similar style and period. Prose submissions should not exceed 12 pages of a complete work or an excerpt (chapter, act, or section). Materials must be submitted by 5 pm, March 19, 2007, to:
Fitzgerald Translation Prize
University Professors Program
745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 636
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
The judges for this year’s contest are Professor Irit Kleiman, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, Boston University; Professor Patricia Larash, Department of Classical Studies, Boston University; and Professor Anita Patterson, Department of English, Boston University.

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