Sunday Submissions: NCW Emerging Translator Mentorships 2023

Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading… An emerging translator working from Arabic into English and based anywhere in the world will be mentored by Sawad Hussain for six months (October 2022–March 2023). Sunday Submissions: NCW Emerging Translator Mentorships 2023 August 21, 2022August 16, 2022 by Leonie Rau The National Centre for Writing is seeking applications from translators into English for the 2022/23 NCW Emerging Translator Mentorship programme: Organizers write: The scheme matches up experienced translators with emerging translators for a six-month period during which they work together on practical translation projects, developing their craft through working on a chosen text or texts. Applications are open until August 31, 2022, with all information available on NCW’s website. Samples of mentees’ work will also be published in a print and digital anthology. The mentee will receive a £500 bursary and reasonable travel expenses associated with the mentorship and attend various events. The mentor acts as an adviser to the mentee on aspects of life as a professional translator, such as time management, meeting deadlines, managing finances and understanding contracts, and as an advocate for their mentee with publishers in search of literary translators.

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