Harold Morton Landon Translation Award Guidelines

  • Books must be published in a standard edition (40 pages or more), and must consist primarily of poetry.
  • Collaborations by two translators are eligible, but anthologies in which an editor has collected work by a number of translators will not be considered.
  • Self-published books are not accepted.
  • Translators must be living citizens of the United States.
  • Only books published in the United States during 2013 are eligible for the 2014 prize.
  • Postmark deadline: February 15, 2014.
  • Each entry must be accompanied by a completed entry form signifying the publisher's acceptance of these guidelines.

Send three copies of each book (no manuscripts) to:

The Harold Morton Landon Translation Award
Academy of American Poets
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901
New York, New York 10038

Books will not be returned.

For more information, please contact:

Patricia Guzman
Programs Assistant
(212) 274-0343 x13