Disciplines 
Literature
Language 
English
Founded 
1989
Duration 
2 to 3 months
Application guidelines 

For translators from India.

British Center for Literary Translation

British Center for Literary Translation

BCLT

Description 

BCLT currently offers two residencies per year for translators from India, sponsored by the Charles Wallace India Trust and supported by the British Council. Translators spend two months at working on a translation project of their choice. Travel costs and a stipend to cover accommodation and subsistence expenses are paid by Charles Wallace India Trust.

Outcome 

As well as residencies, BCLT runs a Summer School, organises the annual Sebald Lecture on literary translation, publishes the journal In Other Words and organises seminars, readings, conferences and other public events in London, Norwich and elsewhere.

Accommodation Information 

Accommodation is in self catering accommodation on the UEA campus, and residents are strongly encouraged to engage in the academic, cultural and social life of the faculty. There are opportunities to lead seminars for post-graduate students, present papers and talk about work in progress.

Technical Information 

A small library with books, dictionaries, and specialist journals. Residents also have access to the main university library from which they can borrow during their stay.

Address: 
University of East Anglia,
School of Literature and Creative Writing, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
United Kingdom
Telephone 
+44 (0)1603 592785
Fax 
+44 (0)1603 592785

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