The winners of the 2017/18 Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme were:
The winners were matched up with experienced translators for a six-month period during which they worked together on practical translation projects, developing their craft through working on a chosen text or texts. The mentor acted as an adviser to the mentee on aspects of life as a professional translator; such as time management, meeting deadlines, managing finances and understanding contracts, and as an advocate for their mentee with publishers in search of literary translators.
The winners of the 2017/18 Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme were announced at the British Library on Friday 30 September as part of International Translation Day:
Below you can read the results of their work together.