Center for the Art of Translation Contest

The Center for the Art of Translation is running a donation/giveaway contest through Jan. 11th of 2010. Here are details:

Give $5 or more to the Center between now and Jan 11, 2010, and you’ll be entered into a drawing for books featuring Lit&Lunch translators, as well as Wherever I Lie Is Your BedIt just takes a minute to donate online.

First prize is a three-book package featuring two of this year’s most exciting translators:Natasha Wimmer and Breon Mitchell. The winner receives translator-signed copies of Roberto Bolano’s 2666 and Gunter Grass’s The Tin Drum, plus a copy of the newest Two Lines anthology, Wherever I Lie Is Your Bed.

Two runners-up will each receive a translator-signed copy of The Tin Drum and a copy ofWherever I Lie Is Your Bed.

Every donation really counts, which is why we brought the threshold for this giveaway to just $5. Those who pledge $20 or more will get 3 chances to win, and those who sign up for a recurring donation totaling $50 or more over the course of next year will have 5 chances to win these excellent books.