The Times Stephen Spender Prize
for poetry translation 2011

Translate a poem from any language, classical or modern, into English

Stephen Spender was himself a fine translator of poetry. By means of this annual prize, The Times and the Stephen Spender Trust hope to encourage and stimulate a new generation of literary translators. To obtain a free booklet containing the winning translations and commentaries, please email:

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Conditions of Entry 2011
The judges of the 2011 competition will be:
Susan Bassnett Edith Hall Patrick McGuinness George Szirtes

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