Announced First Competition of 2021 for Publishing and Translating Latvian Literature Abroad

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2020, January 19

Announced First Competition of 2021 for Publishing and Translating Latvian Literature Abroad

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The Latvian Literature platform is announcing this year’s first open call for foreign PUBLISHERS AND TRANSLATORS offering an opportunity to receive a grant for publishing, promoting and translating Latvian literature abroad.

We invite individuals/translators and legal persons/publishers who have experience working with Latvian authors or have interest in publishing or translating Latvian literature to take part in the grant competition.

The deadline for applications is February 19th, 2021 (23:59 East European time). Only online submissions are accepted. Please read the rules of the competition and submit your project applications HERE

NB! Please note that there are two different sections: “FOR PUBLISHERS” and “FOR TRANSLATORS”. We've also made a video with key steps of the grant application process HERE.

The submitted projects will be evaluated by a jury of experts. The projects receiving financial support will be announced after February 28th, 2021.

Grant program is financed by The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.