English PEN World Atlas – everything you need to know about the world’s great writers and emerging voices

News and Reviews Websites

Booktrust Translated Fiction – website of the independent national charity dedicated to translated fiction

British Centre for Literary Translation – Britain’s foremost centre for the development, promotion and support of literary translation

EnCompassCulture – worldwide reading group/book recommendations

International Council of Museums – international organisation of museums and museum professionals

Literature Across Frontiers – European programme of literary exchange and policy debate

Translators Association – an excellent source of expert advice and information for translators

Words Without Borders – online magazine for international literature


Daniel Hahn Translation Blog – a prizewinning translator takes us, week by week, through the translation process

The Literary Saloon – opinionated commentary on literary matters, from The Complete Review

ReadySteadyBlog – Mark Thwaite’s blog at ReadySteadyBook involving comment and reviews about the best books in literary fiction, poetry, history, philosophy – independent online magazine of reports, commentaries and reviews

Three Percent Blog – the weblog of The Center for the Art of Translation, for people who love translated literature

Online Resources for Publishers

New Books in German – regular reviews of new German titles recommended for translation into English.

New Spanish Books – regularly updated guide and reviews of new Spanish titles in translation

Slovene Writers’ Association – Literary Grants and Awards

Translators’ Companion – invaluable and underrated resource. Database of culture institutions offering financial help towards translation for publishers of Europe


Europe’s Lost Stories – Journalist and Writers in Translation Steering Committee member Julian Evans piece for Prospect magazine, which discusses the British relationship with European fiction


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