Residencies for translators

There are a number residencies available worldwide offering translators the time, space and contacts needed to work on a translation project. Several resources can provide information on residencies appropriate for you…

Databases of residency opportunities

We’ve compiled a pin-board of residencies for writers and translators over on Pinterest – which we frequently add to.

A vital resource for translators looking for residencies is RECIT – Réseau Européen des Centres Internationaux de Traducteurs littéraires –  a network of European literary translation centres offering residencies for translators and organising events which bring together writers & translators.

HALMA  is a network of writers houses in Europe who host writers and translators.

ResArtis has a searchable list of residencies for artists of all disciplines.

TransArtists is another good resource for artist-in-residence opportunities.

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an American organisation offering information on residencies for artists of all disciplines and a list of residencies which are offered.

PEN America also has a list of residencies for translators. So too does the Nordic Writers Guild: residencies in Scandinavia.