For this prize I need

1. The application coversheet, with all items completed:
  • A one- to two-page, single-spaced statement outlining the work and describing its importance.
  • A biography and bibliography of the author, including information on translations of his or her work into other languages.
  • A CV of the translator, no longer than three pages.
  • If the book is not in the public domain and the project is not yet under contract, please include a photocopy of the copyright noticeon the original (the copyright notice is a line including the character ©, a date, and the name of the copyright holder, which appears as part of the front matter in every book), and a letter from the copyright holder stating that English-language rights to the book are available.
  • If the translation is currently under contract with a publisher, please submit a copy of the contract.
2. A 10–12-page, single-spaced sample of the translation.
3. The same passage in the original language (and, if the work has been previously translated, the same passage in the earlier version).

 

2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Cover Sheet

Please fill in the necessary information below and upload this form to your online submission form.

  1. Project Summary

Translator’s name:

Address:

Phone Number:

E-mail address:

Title of project (in English):

Original author:

Language translated from:

Author’s nationality:

Genre:

Time period in which the original work was written:

Length of project (projected page count):

Brief description of project (no more than three lines):

  1. Project Details (Please complete fields 1-7 below)

  1. Has this project received any prior funding (grants, stipends, advances from publishers, etc.)?

If so, please list all sources of funding.

  1. Has this work previously been published in English? If so, list all previous translations of the work in English, and include copies of the sample passage from the previous translations with the application, as well as a statement describing the egregious flaws in the previous versions.

  1. How far along in the publication process is the project? Does the project have a publisher? If so, what is the name of the publisher and expected publication date? *If there is a publisher, please include a copy of the contract with the application.

4. Please outline the work and describe its importance in a one- to two-page, single-spaced statement:

5. Include a biography and bibliography of the author, including information on translations of his or her work into other languages:

6. Please include the CV of the translator, no longer than three pages.

7. If the book is not in the public domain and the project is not yet under contract, please include a photocopy of the copyright notice on the original (the copyright notice is a line including the character ©, a date, and the name of the copyright holder, which appears as part of the front matter in every book), and a letter from the copyright holder stating that English-language rights to the book are available.

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