[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--translation prize offered by the National Yiddish Book Center

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Tue Apr 17 11:58:56 EDT 2012

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:


Submission Guidelines:

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.

If you any questions please contact sisrael at bikher.org.

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