British Centre for Literary Translation

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

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Untranslatability – Postgraduate Translation Symposium

21 – 22 November 2015

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Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship 2015-2016

Find out about Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship 2015-2016

BCLT works in collaboration with Writers’ Centre Norwich

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Summer School

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Summer School 2015 was delivered in partnership with Writers’ Centre Norwich. 


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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

In Other Words

Our 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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