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Call for 18th LTI Korea Translation Award for Aspiring Translators 2019
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  • Date2019-03-20
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The 18th LTI Korea Translation Award for Aspiring Translators(2019)

The 18th LTI Korea Translation Award for Aspiring Translators seeks to discover new talent in literary translation who will serve as a bridge between Korean and global literatures.

Target languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese

Set texts: Please choose one from the list below.

구 분 작품명 저자 수록도서
고전 「김영철전」

* 박희병,

정길수 옮김

『전란의 소용돌이 속에서』

(돌베개, 2007)

근대 「장삼이사」 최명익

『비 오는 길』

(문학과 지성사, 2004)

현대 「다른 기억」 김혜진

『소설 보다: 봄-여름』

(문학과 지성사, 2018)

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from translators of all nationalities who have not yet received an official

translation grant or published a translated work of Korean literature in their target language. Co-translations

are not accepted.

Applicants whose previous translations only appeared in LTI Korea Translation Academy and/or Translation Atelier collections are eligible.


- One winner will be selected in each language category.

- Each winner will be awarded 5,000,000 KRW and a plaque.

The prize for overseas residents includes a trip to Seoul(round-trip airfare and accommodation) to attend the award ceremony.


- Application(Please download the application form from our website.

- Translation manuscript(in PDF format)

※ You must translate the entire 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: June 1 ~ July 26(24:00 KST), 2019
  • Announcement of Results: The results will be announced in October 18, 2019 on our website and all winners will be notified individually.
  • Award Ceremony: Mid-December 2019
  • For further enquiries, please contact Lee Yoomi:

- +82-(0)2-6919-7752