Words Without Borders Poems in Translation Contest

Words Without Borders is pleased to announce a new contest to spotlight some of the groundbreaking poets working around the world today and to celebrate the art of translating poetry. The contest is open to contemporary international poetry translated from other languages into English. Four winning translated poems will be co-published on Words Without Borders, the digital magazine for international literature, and in Poem-a-Day, the popular daily poetry series produced by the Academy of American Poets, throughout September, which is National Translation Month. The winning poems will be selected by acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar Mónica de la Torre, along with the editors of Words Without Borders. Individual poems must not exceed forty lines.

Friday, June 28, 2019