2012 Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize Accepting Submissions

The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature

and the Creative Writing Program



First Prize: $250

Second Prize: $100


Rules for Submissions:

3 copies of the selection in the original language

3 copies of the translation in typed manuscript, double-

spaced, including the title, author, and language of the

original (do not include your name)

One cover sheet including:

          Titles of the original and the translation

          Name and Social Security Number

          Mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address

Verse submissions: should be approximately 100 lines of a single long poem or several shorter works by the same poet or poets of similar style and period.

Prose submissions: should not exceed 12 pages or a complete work or an excerpt (chapter, act, or section).

Submit all materials on or before 12pm on Friday March 30, 2012, to:

Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize

Creative Writing Program

236 Bay State Road, Rm. 211



 Professor Mark Alonge, Department of Classics

Professor Sunil Sharma, MLCL

Professor Alan Smith, Department of Romance Studies