Results of the Second Grant Competition

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2022, July 7

Results of the Second Grant Competition

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On June 27, 2022 the Commission of experts gathered and assessed 24 applications from foreign publishers and 11 application from translators for publishing literary works of Latvian authors abroad. This competition was financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and supported projects in different languages. The Commission was composed of five experts: translator Maima Grīnberga, writer Maira Dobele, executive manager of platform "Latvian Literature" Inga Bodnarjuka-Mrazauskas, literary scholar and redactor Jūlija Dibovska, and translator Māra Puķīte.

In total, 21 project proposals from foreign publishers and 9 proposals from translators were awarded. Please see the list of supported projects below. Together experts decided to support foreign publishers with amount of 55 350 EUR and translators with amount of 20 607 EUR.

Next contest will be announced on January 25, 2023.

RESULTS FOR PUBLISHERS

No. Author Publisher Language Literary Work Support from the Latvian Literature platform (EUR)
1. Lauris Gundars Afaq Publishing&Distribution Arabic Dramatika jeb racionālā poētika 3000
2. Signe Viška, Elīna Brasliņa Atlantis Verlag German Kate, kas gribēja kļūt par vectēvu 3000
3. Nora Ikstena Megha Books Malayalam Mātes piens 1700
4. Nora Ikstena PT Haru Media Sejahtera Indonesian Mātes piens 1666
5. Latvian Poets Hea Lugu Estonian An anthology of poetry 2000
6. Semyon Khanin Prae Publishing Hungarian No ne tem 3000
7. Svens Kuzmins Marpress Polish Hohma 2620
8. Signe Viška, Elīna Brasliņa La Maleta Ediciones Spanish, Basque, Galician, Catalan Kate, kas gribēja kļūt par vectēvu 5759
9. Inga Grencberga Helios Estonian Sestā sieva 2500
10. Agnese Vanaga Tikra Knyga Lithuanian Plastmasas huligāni 3000
11. Māra Viška , Uldis Daugaviņš, Mārtiņš Sirmais Prozart Media Macedonian Baltais lācis. Pasaku pavārgrāmata bērniem 2100
12. Laura Vinogradova Leidykla „Odilė“ Lithuanian Upe 2740
13. Juris Zvirgzdiņš, Līva Ozola Paperiporo Finnish Lāču republika 3000
14. Frīda Mihelsone Aviador Finnish Es izdzīcoju Rumbulā 1800
15. Hermanis Margers Majevskis Hieronymus Lithuanian An anthology of poetry 3000
16. Ruta Svaža Argo Publishers Estonian Sajauktās pasakas 1500
17. 12 Latvian writers (Mirdza Bendrupe, Angelika Gailīte, Nora Ikstena, Inga Žolude, Ingrīda Ābele, Gundega Repše, Lelde Sandra Šķipsna Muehlenbachs etc.) Dedalus Limited English Anthology 3000
18. Arno Jundze Kauko Laiptai Lithuanian Putekļi smilšu pulkstenī 3000
19. Ruta Briede Alvarellos Editora Italian Kaiju karalienes noslēpums 965
20. Andris Kuprišs Ammian Verlag German Berlīne 3000
21. Nora Ikstena Multivers Danish Mātes piens 3000

 

RESULTS FOR TRANSLATORS

No. Author Literary Work Language Translator Publishing House
1. Nora Ikstena Mātes piens Dutch Brenda Lelie Uitgeverij Koppernik
2. Latvian Poets An anthology of poetry Estonian Margus Konnula Hea Lugu
3. Elena Glazova Naivums Hungarian Orsolya Kis Prae Publishing
4. Agnese Vanaga Plastmasas huligāni, Plastmasas huligāni. Draugs pazudis Lithuanian Jurgis Algimantas Banevičius Tikra Knyga
5. Artis Ostups A selection of poetry Lithuanian Dominykas Norkūnas Bazilisko ambasada
6. Inga Gaile Skaistās German Matthias Knoll  
7. Oskars Orlovs A selection of poetry Polish Tomasz Bąk Papierdwole
8. Elena Glazova A selection of poetry Polish Tomasz Pierzchała Papierdwole
9. Lilija Berzinska Skelets Skapī Italian Margherita Carbonaro Iperboria