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Call for applications - workshop for translators from German of children’s and young adult literatur

Dear Friends


IBBY Germany asked us to share this invitation for applications to the translators workshop organised by the Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (IBBY Germany).

On 12-17 August 2018 Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (IBBY Germany), Robert Bosch Stiftung and Deutscher Übersetzerfonds will host the ninth annual workshop on the translation of German children’s and young adult literature entitled ‘Kein Kinderspiel!’ / ‘No Child’s Play’. It will take place in Hamburg/Germany and will be held in German.

The five-day workshop offers 15 translators of children’s and young adult literature the opportunity to tackle specific problems of the genre and discuss current trends. Participants will work on texts and will have the chance to meet authors, critics and publishing representatives. Furthermore, they will find information on grants and residencies as well as on existing networks. Above all, the workshop aims to be a centre for encounters, inspiration and exchange of ideas. Professional translators into all languages are welcome.

Participants can avail of a travel allowance. Program, accommodation and meals for the duration of the workshop will be free of charge.

Further details and application forms are attached and/or may be obtained from

Deadline for applications: 2 May 2018


With kind regards

Luzmaria Stauffenegger

Administrative Assistant


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