[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--translation prize offered by the National Yiddish Book Center
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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements
April 17, 2012
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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:03:11 -0400
From: Sara Israel <SIsrael at bikher.org>
Subject: Translation prize
The Yiddish Book Center is offering a prize of $2,500 for an outstanding
new translation of Yiddish prose literature, fiction or non-fiction, which
has been completed or published within the past two years.
Submissions, which are due by May 18, 2012, will be judged by Lawrence
Rosenwald (Wellesley College), Anita Norich (University of Michigan), and
Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel (New York Public
The prizewinner will be announced in the fall of 2012. Submissions can be
made through the center's website:
Submissions must include three hard copies of the work, a copy of the
Yiddish original or a link to the electronic file of the Yiddish original,
and contact information.
Submissions must be received by Friday, May 18, 2012, and may be mailed
to S. Israel, Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002.
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