British Centre for Literary Translation

Britain’s leading centre for the development, promotion and support of literary translation.

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International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School

24 to 30 July 2016

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BCLT works in partnership with Writers’ Centre Norwich

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Opportunities funding, competitions and help for translators

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Summer School

BCLT Summer School German Workshop

International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School 2016

24 – 30 July 2016 Find out more


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My BCLT: Our free anthology celebrating 25 years of BCLT is available online.

International Programme




Grants and Awards

Are you a professional translator looking for information about grants and awards? Or a publisher seeking funding for a translation?

You can find out about possible sources of funding by looking at our Opportunities pages.

You will also find other useful information about professional development and support including residencies, mentoring and prizes.

Keep in touch with us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest information about grants and funding programmes.

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In Other Words

The journal for practising translators and for anyone interested in them and the world in which they work.

In Other Words includes regular features on Translators at Work, Translations and the Publishing World and International Perspectives. Each issue also has a special theme such as Translating the Classics (Summer 2014).

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