“Writers create national literatures and translators create a universal literature. Without translators, we writers would be nothing, condemned as we would be to living within the confines of our own language. We are all translated and we are all translators.”

José Saramago quoted in La Nación (Buenos Aires) on May 2, 2003

38th John Glassco Translation Prize Now Open for Submissions

The call for submissions for the 38th edition of the John Glassco Prize is now open. The deadline to submit is Friday July 1, 2022.

The prize is bestowed on a translator whose first book-length translation (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama or children’s literature) stands apart for its literary merits and precision. The winner receives a $1,000 prize and a one-year membership to LTAC.

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Spring 2022

We are overjoyed to offer a (late) congratulations to Marie Frankland for taking home the 2021 Governor General [...]

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