On 13-18 August 2017 the Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (IBBY Germany) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung will host the eighth annual workshop on the translation of German children’s and young adult
literature entitled ‘Kein Kinderspiel!’. It will take place in Hamburg/Germany and will be held in German.
The five-day workshop offers 15 translators of children’s and young adult literature the opportunity to tackle specific problems of the genre and discuss current trends. Participants will have the chance to meet authors, critics and publishing representatives, and find information on grants and residencies as well as on existing networks. Above all, the workshop aims to be a centre for encounters, inspiration and exchange of ideas.
Participants can avail of a travel allowance. Accommodation and meals for the duration of the workshop will be free of charge.
Applications should be sent by email with corresponding enclosures by 2 May 2017 at the latest.
Further details and application forms may be obtained from www.jugendliteratur.org.