I saw this announcement about an award for a translation from or to Italian on the MODLANGSRT list:
PATHS OF CULTURE 2008 TRANSLATION PRIZE
IPOC Press, the Milan, Italy-based publisher, invites translators to participate in the 2008 Paths of Culture Translation Prize by submitting translations in the following categories:
-- Translations into Italian from any language
-- Translations into English from Italian.
Competition entries may include translations in any of the following disciplines: cultural anthropology, autobiography/memoir, philosophy, management, pedagogy/educational sciences, psychology, sociology, history, and fiction/literature.
* Winning entries will be published by IPOC Press;
* The winning Translator will receive a prize of EUR150.00 as well as a contract that includes a royalty provision. (NB: In the event of works translated by multiple translators, the prize is intended as "per manuscript" and not per translator.)
Submissions must be postmarked (not received) by: 30 September 2008.
For full details and a manuscript submission form, please download the complete announcement from the IPOC Press site:http://www.ipocpress.it/eng/Concorso.pdf
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