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2020 LTI Korea Translation Award for Aspiring Translators
  • Writer기획협력팀
  • Date2020-01-14
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2020 LTI Korea Translation Award for Aspiring Translators

2020 LTI Korea Translation Award forAspiring Translators seeks to discover new talent in literary translation whowill serve as a bridge between Korean and global literatures.

· Targetlanguages: English, French, German,Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Arabic

· Settexts(Please select one from the listbelow.):






「묘향산 기행」


*안대회 옮김

『궁핍한 날의 벗』 (태학사, 2000)




*박헌호 엮음

『안회남 선집』(현대문학, 2010)




2019 김승옥문학상 수상작품집』(문학동네, 2019)

· Eligibility:Applications are welcome from translators of all nationalities who have not yetreceived an official translation grant or published a translated work of Koreanliterature in their target language. Co-translations are not accepted.

Applicantswhose previous translations only appeared in LTI Korea Translation Academyand/or Translation Atelier collections are eligible.

· Prize:

-One winner will be selected in each language category.
- Each winner will be awarded 5,000,000 KRW and a plaque.

Theprize for overseas residents includes a trip to Seoul(round-tripairfare and accommodation)

to attend the award ceremony.

· Requirements:

-Application(Please downloadthe application form from our website.)

-Translation manuscript(in PDFformat)

※ You must translate theentire text including the title.

Personal information(your name, school, address, etc.) must not appear anywhere on the submitted manuscript.

· Applications are accepted by email only:

· Application Period: May 1 ~ June 26(24:00 KST),2020

· Announcement of Results: The results will be announced in October 2, 2020on our website and all winners will be notified individually.

· Award Ceremony: Mid-December 2020

· For further enquiries, please email us at