In cooperation with the German Book Office, Geisteswissenschaften International is inviting all aspiring translators of German to participate in a competition. The winning translations will receive prize money–first place: $1500, second place: $1000, third place: $500.
Two German excerpts to translate (approx. 900 words) can be downloaded from www.boersenverein.de/gint, where you'll also find detailed information on the competition program and eligibility. Please choose one excerpt and submit your translation in American English to Elizabeth Berman by October 31, 2016November 14, 2016. Only the first 200 entries to reach the German Book Office by sequence of arrival will be accepted.
Winners will be notified via email by December 31, 2016 and officially announced in January 2017.