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Call for 2019 Translators in Residence
  • Writer관리자
  • Date2019-03-20
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2019 Translator-in-Residence

The LTI Korea hosts 2019 Translator-in-Residence program to offer translators from abroad an opportunity to gain deeper understanding of Korean literature. Participants of the program will have the opportunity to hands-on experience Korean literary culture and nurture their literary translation skills.

Target Participants (Qualifications)

Translators, scholars and other translation/publication professionals residing overseas who meet one of the following conditions:

- Has had at least 1 translated work (literature/culture/arts) published overseas (including literary magazine)

- Has made a significant contribution to the dissemination of Korean literature overseas

- Has been the recipient of a Korean or international prize or translation grant for the translation of a Korean literary, cultural or artistic text

Please include specific details: name of the prize or literary magazine, year of receipt, etc.

Program Period: July 2019 – November 2019

Support Offered

- Financial Support: Living expenses, roundtrip airfare, and accommodation

- Activities Provided: meetings with writers, translation seminars, etc.

(Translation seminars will only be provided from July to August. Please apply within this period if you wish to participate in this program.)

All programs will be conducted in Korean.

Length of Stay: 21 days within the program period

Applicants are asked to submit the following documents by email (

1) Residency program application form (fixed format, can be downloaded from the LTI Korea website)

2) Personal statement & Translation research activity proposal (any format, around 3 pages of A4)

3) Agreement to the collection of personal information (can be downloaded from the LTI Korea website)


Selection Announcement: Applicants will be notified of their result in May. The list of selected candidates will also be announced on the LTI Korea website (

Final Report: All participants of this program are required to turn in a final report (fixed format) within 1 month of completion.


Division of Education Program, Heesu Choi( / +82-2-6919-7756)