The Scott Moncrieff Prize is an annual award of £1,000 for translations into English of full length French works of literary merit and general interest.
Established in 1965, and named after the celebrated translator of Proust’s Á la Recherche du Temps Perdu, the prize is generously sponsored by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni.
The 2022 Scott Moncrieff Prize is now closed for submissions
- The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2022.
- Entries must be translations from French into English.
- The original must have been published within the last 150 years.
- Entries must have been published in 2021.
- Full Terms and Conditions are listed at the start of the entry form.
- Please complete the entry form before sending in books
- Presented at a ceremony in 2023.
The 2021 Scott Moncrieff Prize Winner and runner up
Winner: Sam Taylor
for a translation of The Invisible Land by Hubert Mingarelli. (Granta)
Runner up: Emily Boyce
for a translaton of A Long Way Off by Pascal Garnier. (Gallic Books)
You can watch and listen to a reading of The Invisible Land by Hubery Mingarelli here
Thanks to judges: Gini Alhadeff and Ian Patterson.
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