Wednesday, February 28, 2007

2007 Shmuel Traum Prize

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Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Boston University 2007 Shmuel Traum Prize in Literary Translation, for works in poetry, fiction, or drama translated into English from French, German, or Hebrew. The winner of the grand prize will receive $200.

Your submission must include s copies of the selection in the original language; s 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 not exceed 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 excerpt (chapter, act or section). Materials must be submitted by 5 pm, March 19, 2007, to:
Shmuel Traum Translation Prize
University Professors Program
745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 636
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
The judges for this year’s contest are Abigail Gillman, Assistant Professor of German and Hebrew, Boston University, and Rosanna Warren, Emma Ann MacLachlan Metcalf Professor of the Humanities,
University Professor and Professor of English and French, Boston University. For more information, contact: Caroline Hartevelt, University Professors Program, 617-358-1763.

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