The Society of Authors and the Goethe-Institut, London biennial Goethe-Institut Award for New Translation.
Following on from the German Embassy Award for Translators, which was first presented in 2010 with the support of the German Embassy in London, the award is open to British translators of literature who translate from German into the English language, including translators who have been resident in the UK for the past three years.
The winner is awarded €1,000 and was invited to attend the 2020 Leipzing Book Fair (12-15 March 2020), including a place at the International Translators’ meeting organised by the Literary Colloquium Berlin.
The Prize will be open for submissions in 2023.
The 2021 Prize was awarded for the best translation of an excerpt from Schwitters by Ulrike Draesner, published with permission of Penguin Verlag.
The 2021 Goethe-Institut Prize winner was Sharon Howe.
Published with permission from Sharon Howe
You can also watch and listen to a reading of Schwitters given by Sharon Howe, here