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Open Letter Books to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Rochester, NY—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $35,000 to Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester for the Open Letter ...

Open Letter Books to Receive $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Rochester, NY—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $40,000 to Open Letter Books for the publication of six works of international ...

Open Letter Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

For those of you who haven’t yet seen the Facebook posts and re-posts, we are thrilled (and grateful) that Open Letter has once again received an Arts Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The grant awarded to the press for 2015 was one of the largest awarded this year. From the press release ...

Work for the NEA! [The NEA Rocks, Part III]

In a different time in my life, I would’ve jumped on the chance to apply for this job at the NEA: As the Grants Management Specialist (Literature), you will be responsible for the following tasks: Review, organize, and process organizational grant applications from the Literature field, and follow these ...

"The Art of Empathy: Celebrating Literature in Translation" [The NEA Rocks, Part II]

Also announced today is the NEA’s publication of The Art of Empathy: Celebrating Literature in Translation, a free book comprised of nineteen pieces on translation from a host of translators, publishers, advocates, professors, and readers. Here’s a bit about the collection from NEA Director of Literature, Amy ...

2015 Literature Translation Fellows [The NEA Rocks, Part I]

Bunch of interesting stuff from the National Endowment for the Arts today, starting with the announcement of the FY 2015 NEA Literature Translation Fellowship Recipients. You can read the whole announcement and descriptions of all the projects here, but below is the list of the winners and a few projects that caught my ...

NEA 2012 Translation Fellowships

The NEA announced the recipients of this year’s translation fellowships yesterday, and, as always, there’s a number of interesting projects being supported. You can read about all of them here, and listed below are some of the ones that caught my eye: Daniel Brunet ...