About International Translation Day

Every 30 September, English PEN hosts a programme of talks, workshops and networking opportunities for literary translators, in celebration of International Translation Day.

Details on ITD 2021 will be announced in the coming months.

ITD 2020 was supported by the Booker Prize Foundation, ALCS, and the National Centre for Writing.


Download the programme from ITD 2020.

The programme for ITD 2021 will be announced in July.

A nationwide programme of events

In 2020, English PEN partnered with the National Centre for Writing to bring together events and initiatives in celebration of ITD, held between 23 September and 7 October, from friends and partners around the country.

Details on events around the country for ITD 2021 will be announced here in the coming months.