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The Stephen Spender Prize 2014
for poetry in translation

Join us in celebrating the tenth anniversary of this unique translation prize for adults and young people, now in association with the Guardian. Translate a poem from any language, classical or modern, into English.
Closing date Friday 23 May 2014. More...

Translators in Schools

This innovative professional development for translators will be held at Roehampton University on Wednesday 30 April 2014. More...

The Joseph Brodsky/Stephen Spender Prize

Don't miss a wonderful evening of poetry, prose, music, discussion and film that will explore the remarkable work and life of Russian poet and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Brodsky. Wednesday 7 May 2014. More...

Translation Nation: inspiring language-learning and celebrating linguistic diversity in primary and secondary schools

In addition to the workshops in primary schools which won a European Language Label for innovation, Translation Nation is now being delivered in secondary schools. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the primary or secondary workshops, please email

New Selected Journals, 1939–1995

Published by Faber and edited by Lara Feigel, Natasha Spender and John Sutherland, the Journals are "absorbing, generous and funny" (Peter Parker, Daily Telegraph). Read Jason Harding's review in the London Magazine.