The Sheikh Zayed Book Award-sponsored program runs July 23-t0-29 in association with the British Centre for Literary Translation.
England’s National Centre for Writing: Emerging Translator Mentorships
The National Centre for Writing opens a 13th year of translation mentorships, with a Québec French or First Nations focus available.
Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer
Administered by the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, the Desmond Elliott Prize honors an author’s first published novel.
Awards: Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre and Zayed Award Enter a UK Translation Partnership
The new partnership highlights the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s translation prize and funding and supports the UK’s National Centre’s work.
The UK’s National Centre for Writing Announces Translation Mentorships
Eleven translators have been chosen for the National Centre for Writing’s mentorship program originally founded by Daniel Hahn.
A Hybrid Plan of Workshops and Events: September’s ‘Noirwich’ Festival in England
The National Centre for Writing’s ‘Noirwich’ festival features paid in-person workshops in Norwich and free author events online.
The UK’s National Centre for Writing Opens Japanese Translation Partnership
Featuring mentoring for Japanese translators, the new partnership involves UCLA, Waseda University, the University of East Anglia, and more.
East of England: A Call for Under-Represented Writers
Norwich’s National Centre for Writing opens applications for its 2020 Escalator Talent Development Scheme for fiction writers in eastern England.
In Support of Export: The UK’s International Showcase Features LGBTQI+ Content
The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest
Part of the programming for the ‘Noirwich’ literary festival at Norwich is a focus on ‘crimes against nature’ and our stewardship of the environment.
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