Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards

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The Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards recognize outstanding translations into English of modern Italian poetry through a $10,000 book prize and a $25,000 fellowship, given in alternating years.

The Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards Fund was established in 1995 through a bequest to The New York Community Trust by Sonia Raiziss Giop, a poet, translator, and long-time editor of Chelsea. The Trust has selected the Academy to administer the award.

The $10,000 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize is given in 2018 for the translation into English of a significant work of modern Italian poetry. Submissions are accepted from September 15 through February 15 each year. Postmark deadline: February 15, 2018. Submissions are currently closed.



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