The Society of Authors administers prizes for published translations into English from the Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Greek (modern), Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. The prizes are generously supported by Arts Council England.The annual deadline for entry is 31st January.
Established in 1963 and named for the writer-translator John Florio, who lived in London 1555-1625. The prize is most generously sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute, the British Italian Society and Arts Council England. A biennial prize (£3,000) for translations into English of full length Italian works of literary merit and general interest. The original must have been first published in the last 100 years.