2018 JLPP Translation Workshop
About the 2018 JLPP Translation Workshop
The Agency for Cultural Affairs is hosting the 2018 JLPP Translation Workshop in order to nurture and support emerging translators of Japanese literature. All workshop participants are prizewinners in the English or French divisions of the JLPP International Translation Competition.
The Workshop offers participants the opportunity to intensively discuss translation issues under the guidance of professional and experienced translators. The focus of discussion will be an assigned short story, which all participants will arrive having translated from Japanese into their respective languages, English or French. In addition, editors from outside of Japan will be offering a publishing seminar, where participants can learn more about the publishing industry and exchange ideas with the visiting editors.
Participants: Prizewinners in the English and French divisions of the 3rd JLPP International Translation Competition
Dates: Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th
Press: While the Workshop will be limited to participants, all members of the press who wish to cover the event are welcome to attend the publishing seminar on Thursday, October 18th. For more information on attending, please contact us through the “Inquiry” form on our website.
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