Piotr Florczyk, the winner of the Found in Translation Award 2017 (right) with Dariusz Jaworski, the head of The Book Institute

Found in Translation Award 2018: nominations open

The Polish Book Institute, the Polish Cultural Institute London and the Polish Cultural Institute New York are now accepting nominations for this year’s edition of the FOUND IN TRANSLATION award, honoring the best translation of Polish literature into English in 2017.

The Found in Translation Award includes a one-month residency in Kraków, an honorarium of 2,000 złotys, travel to and from Kraków funded by the Polish Book Institute, and a cash prize of 16,000 złotys funded in equal parts by the Polish Book Institute, the PCI London and the PCI New York.


Translations published in book form in 2017 qualify for nomination. Individuals or organizations in Poland and abroad may nominate candidates to the Book Institute (by writing to The nomination should include a justification for choosing the candidate, the candidate’s address, and the address of the nominator.

Please send the nominations by 1st March 2018.