GUIDELINES and SUBMISSION FORM

GUIDELINES

The work submitted must be the translator's first published book-length translation.

The book must have been published between July 1st, 2015 and June 30, 2017.

The book may be translated from any source language; however, it the translation must be into French or English.

The competition is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents only.

The deadline for receipt of the registration form and the books is July 1st, 2017.

The prize, and a cheque for $1000, will be awarded by the Literary Translators' Association of Canada in Montréal, during the celebration of International Translation Day (St. Jerome's Day) at the end of September 2017.

Works of fiction, non-fiction (including history and philosophy), poetry, drama, and children's literature—any books considered "literary"—are eligible. The translation may have been done by one translator or a team of translators working from the original book. Ineligible translations include manuals and how-to books, textbooks, dictionaries, glossaries, etc. The Glassco Prize Committee reserves the right to decide whether a title submitted is a literary work or not.

Eligible works may be submitted by a publisher, the translator, or by someone other than the translator.

The submission must include FOUR copies (FIVE if the translation is from a book originally written in a language other than French or English), FOUR copy of the original (we will accept a photocopy of the manuscript if necessary) and the submission form, sent to the following address:

LTAC Glassco Prize Committee
LB–601
Concordia University
1455, De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal (Quebec)  H3G 1M8

 

2017 SUBMISSION FORM

FOR A BOOK PUBLISHED BETWEEN JULY 1st, 2015 and JUNE 30, 2017 (Prize awarded for a translator's first published book-length translation)

Translator's name ................................................................................................................. Address.................................................................................................. ................................................................................................................
Postal Code..................................Phone:(........)....................................

Email.........................................................................................................

Title of the translation ............................................................................................................... Publisher ................................................................................................................. Address................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................
Postal Code................................Phone:(..........)...................................
Email ......................................................................................................
Title, publisher and date of publication of the original work ............................................................................................................ .............................................................................................................