Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.

Grants are up to $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Learn more about past recipients of our literature fellowships in the Literary Arts Impact section.

If you have questions concerning the Literature Fellowships please call the Literature Fellowship Hotline at 202-682-5034 or email