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British Council New Delhi
British Council Division
British High Commission
17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 0120-4569000 / 6684353
Fax: +91 11 2371 0717
Literature Across Frontiers is pleased to launch a Translation and Creative Writing Fellowship, supported by the Charles Wallace India Trust, for literary practitioners from India who combine the discipline of literary translation and writing.
Translators who also write in any genre including prose, poetry, drama, essay and non-fiction or writers who are also practicing translators are invited to apply for the 2016 Fellowship. In 2016 we are offering one Fellowship, and the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to spend three months at Aberystwyth University in Wales in the autumn working on a literary project of their choice combining translation and writing. While their project will form the focus of their stay with us, we also encourage Fellows to engage in the academic, cultural and social life of the faculty.
To be eligible the applicant must
Application can be done by email.
The British Council is present in 10 cities in India. Find the contact details for your closest British Council centre from the link provided..
Applications for the Fellowship will include the following:
Attachments must be in PDF, Word or JPEG format and should not be larger than 3MB.
Please do not send any supporting material such as books by post as such material cannot be taken into account in assessing your application and we will not be able to return it to you.
Your application should also include two completed reference forms from referees who know your work very well. This form should be completed by your referee, who should return it directly to LAF at the address below.
Any further enquiries can be made to email@example.com and applications and references should be emailed to the same address as well firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight GMT of 29 April 2016. No late applications will be accepted. The successful applicant will be notified by 31st May 2016. We will acknowledge all received applications. If receipt of your application is not acknowledged within 10 days of dispatch, please resend it.