Featured Press | Glimmer Train Press, Inc.

About Glimmer Train Press Glimmer Train has been discovering and publishing emerging writers since 1990. These are the things Glimmer Train hopes to do: – Publish literary short stories that were emotionally significant. We knew that at its best, a story could add depth and breadth to real life, and those were the stories we [...]

Awards in Support of Southeast Asian- English Translations

The Translation Project Group of the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle, intends to award subventions to support the translation of key texts not yet published in the social sciences and humanities from a Southeast Asian language into English. Texts, which may be of any [...]

eBook Retailer Leads the Search for “America’s Next Author”

USA | Aspiring writers, take note: eBookMall.com is leading the cause to reinvent the traditional writing contest. eBookMall’s “America’s Next Author” competition began Monday, September 17 and takes a play out of the American Idol playbook – readers will vote to advance their favorite submissions. Consider it the book industry’s answer to widely popular TV [...]

The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

  “Translation is the medium through which American readers gain greater access to the world.  By providing us with as direct a connection as possible to the individual voice of the author, translation provides a window into the heart of a culture.” —Cliff Becker, May 16, 2005 In collaboration with White Pine Press and the [...]