University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
22-27 July 2012

The British Centre for Literary Translation Summer School, now in its 12th year, runs July 22-27 in Norwich (UK). This is a fabulous opportunity to work with not only leading translators, but also the best in contemporary writers from around the world. This year we are offering workshops translating into English from  Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Norwegian and Spanish.
Writers in residence: Daniel Gascón , Nino Haratischwili, Furukawa Hideo,  Martin Page, Gustaaf Peek, Kjersti Skomsvold
Workshop  leaders:   David Colmer,  Kari Dickson, Katy Derbyshire, Michael Emmerich, Adriana Hunter, Anne McLean

In each workshop, participants work with a writer-in-residence under the guidance of a workshop leader, who is an experienced literary translator. There will also be opportunities to meet editors and other guests from the publishing sector. Sessions run from 9.00 – 4.30pm each  day and are followed by plenary events and panel discussions, including the presentation of the 2012 John Dryden Translation Prizes. At the end of the week everyone comes together to present their work.

You can read more about the programme at  The closing date for applications for the Summer School is 8 May.  To apply, download the application form from and email it to us together with a copy of your CV.
For more information, please contact Valerie Henitiuk at

Valerie Henitiuk (Dr.), Director, British Centre for Literary Translation, Senior Lecturer, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, Tel.: (44) (0)1603 592739,