Resources



Check out these Organizations, Literary Magazines, and Publishers that support literary translation or publish translated work. If you have resources to add, email us at editor@underpass.co.

Organizations

PEN America

Worldwide advocates for literary translations and translators. Their website features an extensive list of links to journals and publishers. They also have a grant program that pays for translations.

Words without Borders

Words without Borders is a nonprofit organization with a mission of promoting “cultural understanding through the translation, publication, and promotion of the finest contemporary international literature. They have an online literary magazine and publish eight to ten new pieces a month as well as anthologies and educational resources.

Three Percent

Three Percent, run by the University of Rochester School for Translation is a valuable resource for translated literature online. The organization creates an annual translation database and publishes reviews and literature news. They also run Open Letter Books, a small press that publishes translated literature.

Center for Literary Translations

This nonprofit organization based in California is dedicated to promoting translated literature. They have a journal, a blog, and a small poetry publishing company, Two Lines Press.

Literature Across Frontiers

European organization that promotes translation and intercultural dialog through literature.

American Literary Translators Association

Professional organization for literary translators in the United States. They give awards for translations, maintain a database of translated works, and are a great source for finding translators.

Translationista

A longstanding and information-packed blog about literary translation.

Publishing Perspectives

An online trade journal for the international publishing community.

Literary Magazines

There are 1,000s of literary magazines in the United States and jumping into the fray is intimidating. The ones listed below are known to publish translations.

These publications and resources will help you find journals and magazines that might be interested in your work.

The Review Review 

Features submission announcements, reviews of literary magazines, and an online catalog.

Poets and Writers

Magazine that’s also and a nonprofit organization with a website of useful articles, a database of literary agents, a comprehensive listing of literary journals, and tons of other resources for writers.

New Pages

Reviews literary magazines and other resources for writers.

Publishers

  • Akashic Books
  • AmazonCrossing
  • And Other Stories
  • Anthem
  • Arcade
  • Arcadia
  • Archipelago
  • Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Atria
  • Biblioasis
  • Bitter Lemon
  • Black Balloon
  • Bloomsbury
  • Burning Deck Press
  • City Lights
  • Coach House Books
  • Columbia University Press
  • Dalkey Archive
  • Dedalus Books
  • Deep Vellum
  • Europa Editions
  • Gallic Books
  • Graywolf
  • Grove
  • HarperCollins
  • Hogarth Press
  • Indiana University Press
  • Interlink
  • Knopf
  • Le French
  • Locked Room International
  • MacLehose Press
  • McSweeney's Books
  • Melville House
  • Metropolitan
  • Michigan State University Press
  • Minotaur
  • Mulholland Books
  • New Directions
  • New Europe
  • New Press
  • New Vessel Press
  • New York Review Books
  • Northwestern University Press
  • Oneworld
  • Open Letter
  • Orbit
  • Other Press
  • Pegasus
  • Penguin
  • Phoneme Books
  • Picador
  • Pushkin Press
  • Quercus
  • Seagull Books
  • Small Beer
  • Soho Press
  • Talonbooks
  • Thomas Dunne
  • Two Lines Press
  • Ugly Duckling
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • Vertical
  • Viking
  • W.W. Norton
  • Zephyr Press

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