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Prix de traduction du Centre Culturel Irlandais

Established in 2019, in partnership with Literature Ireland, the Prix de traduction was created for the promotion of Irish literature in the French language.

Established in 2019, in partnership with Literature Ireland, the Prix de traduction was created for the promotion of Irish literature in the French language.

Established in 2019, in partnership with Literature Ireland, the « Prix de Traduction » was created for the promotion of Irish literature in the French language. The prize of €3,500 is awarded to the translator of a work of fiction by an Irish author who is as yet unknown in France.

The Prix de traduction aims to support the translation of works of fiction by Irish authors who are as yet unknown in France.
The prize of €3,500 is awarded to the translator. Only first translations published in the two years prior to application can be entered for the prize.

See all the titles in the run for the 2021 edition

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2023

Full terms and conditions of the prize are available here.

In partnership with Literature Ireland.

Jury members:

  • Clíona Ní Ríordáin
    President of the Jury

    University Professor and Director of the Irish Studies Research Group at University of Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3. Translator and specialist in literary translation

  • Sinéad Mac Aodha
    Vice-President of the Jury

    Director of Literature Ireland

  • Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)

  • Nicolas Richard
    Translator and Recipient of the Prix de Traduction 2021

  • Frédérique Roussel

    Journalist at Libération

Recipient:


  • Prix de Traduction du Centre Culturel Irlandais 2019: Mona de Pracontal, translator of 'Nothing on earth' (Rien d’autre sur Terre) by Conor O’Callaghan, Editions Sabine Wespieser
  • Prix de Traduction du Centre Culturel Irlandais 2021: Nicolas Richard for the translation of Solar Bones by Mike McCormack, Editions Grasset