Grants

English publishers

Grant for English publishers: Information

The aim of the three-year program "Support for Foreign Publishers Publishing Latvian Literature" is to ensure that the best of Latvian prose, poetry, drama, journalism and children's literature is accessible and known beyond the borders of Latvia.

The Program has been developed and organized by the Latvian Writers Union (LWU) and is financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and State Culture Capital Foundation. It is administered by the LWU. This program is a part of a group of joint activities, which the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia finances in cooperation with the Latvia Publishers Association, the International Writers and Translators House and the LWU.

The aim of the Grant Program is to provide financial support to foreign publishers publishing Latvian literature, thereby developing the interest of foreign publishers in Latvian literature and its translations in different languages.

Any foreign publisher who is a legal entity and has experience in working with foreign authors has the right to take part in the Contest.

The grant applicants can apply for financial support to cover book translation and production costs.

Applications should be submitted online by uploading the documents in PDF files below.

The Contest takes place four times a year. Project applications are accepted in accordance with the deadlines set by the LWU. The maximum period for the implementation of one project is 10 months from the date of signing the agreement.

More information: info@latvianliterature.lv


Deadlines

The deadline for applications is June 21th.

 

 


Application documents

pdf icon Regulations pdf icon Application form pdf icon Budget form

Application form*

Budget form*

Excerpt of the translation *

CV of translator *

CV of editor *

Copyright agreement*

Contract with the translator *

Pledge *

Catalogue *


Supported projects 2016-2018

Applicant

Original Title

Title of Translation

Language

Author

Grant Amount, EUR

The Emma Press Ltd.

Skaļā klase

The Noisy Classroom

ENG

Ieva Samauska

4 367,50

The Emma Press Ltd.

Pirmā reize

The Secret Box

ENG

Daina Tabūna

3 696,33

Dalkey Archive Press

Pieci pirksti Five Fingers ENG Māra Zālīte  4 500, 00

Vagabond Voices

18 18 ENG Pauls Bankovskis 3746, 00
Parthian Books Ltd.
 
Parādības Phenomena ENG Eduards Aivars 1400, 00
Parthian Books Ltd.
 
Zvēri Beasts ENG Krišjānis Zeļģis 1400, 00
Shearsman Books Ltd.
 
Dzejas izlase Poetry collection ENG Aleksandrs Čaks 380, 73
Arc Publications
 
Dzejas izlase Poetry collection "ORBITA.The Project." ENG Orbīta 7500, 00
Book Island Ltd. Trīs draugi vienas upes krastā One House For All ENG Inese Zandere 9 800

Peirene Press
 
Mātes piens Soviet Milk ENG Nora Ikstena 5 740
Wrecking Ball Press Jelgava 94 Doom 94 ENG Jānis Joņevs  7 300
 

Comma Press
 
  The Book of Riga ENG Various authors 4740,34

Jantar Publishing
 
Gaiļu kalna ēnā In the Shadow of Rooster Hill ENG Osvalds Zebris 6090

Peter Owen Ltd
 
Zaļā vārna The Green Crow ENG Kristīne Ulberga 5660

Pleiades press
 
Dzejas izlase 30 Questions People Don't Ask ENG Inga Gaile 5650

Ugly Duckling Presse
 
Žesti Gestures ENG Artis Ostups 4250
A Midsummer Night`s Press Dzejas izlase Having Never Met ENG Inga Pizāne 2988

Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd
Stroika ar skatu uz Londonu Stroika With a London View ENG Vilis Lācītis/William B. Foregnerski 5000

Guernica
 
Dzejas izlase All I Have is Words ENG Knuts Skujenieks 3550
Jantar Publishing Čeka, bumba & rokenrols Reds, Rats and Rock'n'Roll ENG Pauls Bankovskis 6090
Parthian Books Ltd. Bezmiegs Insomnia ENG Alberts Bels 1300
Parthian Books Ltd. Narkozes Narcoses ENG Madara Gruntmane 1680
Firefly Press Maskačkas stāsts Dog Town ENG Luīze Pastore 7050
Vagabond Voices Kailums Nakedness ENG Zigmunds Skujiņš 3719
Momentum Books Nāves ēnā In the Shadow of Death ENG Rūdolfs Blaumanis 3365
Centrala Ltd Nenotikušais atklājums The Discovery That Never Was ENG Mārtiņš Zutis 4470
Parthian Books Ltd. Dzejas izlase New Baltic poetry (anthology) ENG Various authors 1630
Vagabond Voices Zelts The Gold ENG Andrejs Upīts 7506
The Emma Press Ltd. Mākoņu grāmata The Book of Clouds ENG Juris Kronbergs 5274,97
The Emma Press Ltd. Kaiju karalienes noslēpums The Queen of Seagulls ENG Rūta Briede 3783,23
Little Island Books Līze Analīze Medicine Maddy ENG Inese Zandere 4785
Francis Boutle Publishers Dzejas izlase Poetry collection LIV/ENG Valts Ernštreits 1800
Valley Press Dzejas izlase Poetry collection ENG Arvis Viguls 2120

Non-English publishers

Grant for Non-English publishers: Information

The aim of the three-year program "Support for Foreign Publishers Publishing Latvian Literature" is to ensure that the best of Latvian prose, poetry, drama, journalism and children's literature is accessible and known beyond the borders of Latvia.

The Program has been developed and organized by the Latvian Writers Union (LWU) and is financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and State Culture Capital Foundation. It is administered by the LWU. This program is a part of a group of joint activities, which the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia finances in cooperation with the Latvia Publishers Association, the International Writers and Translators House and the LWU.

The aim of the Grant Program is to provide financial support to foreign publishers publishing Latvian literature, thereby developing the interest of foreign publishers in Latvian literature and its translations in different languages.

Any foreign publisher who is a legal entity and has experience in working with foreign authors has the right to take part in the Contest.

The grant applicants can apply for financial support to cover book translation and production costs.

Applications should be submitted online by uploading the documents in PDF files below.

The Contest takes place four times a year. Project applications are accepted in accordance with the deadlines set by the LWU.

More information: info@latvianliterature.lv


Deadlines

The deadline for applications is June 21th.


Application documents

pdf icon Regulations pdf icon Application form pdf icon Budget form

Application form*

Budget form*

Excerpt of the translation *

CV of translator *

CV of editor *

Copyright agreement*

Contract with the translator *

Pledge *

Catalogue *


Supported projects 2016 & 2017

Applicant

Original Title

Title of Translation

Language

Author

Grant Amount, EUR

Prozart Media

Miesas krāsas domino

Домина со боја на месо

Macedonian

Zigmunds Skujiņš

3 825

SHKUPI Publishing House

Dzīves stāsti

Tregimet e jetës

Macedonian

Nora Ikstena

2 550

SKUD Ivan Goran Kovačić

Orbita. Dzejas izlase

Grupa Orbita. Sto najboljih pjesama svih vremena i naroda

Croatian

Orbita Group

3 500

Arab Scientific Publishers, Inc.

Lupatiņu rīts

 

Arabic

Inese Zandere

1 974,41

Intelekti Publishing

Dzejas antoloģija

 

Greek

Several authors

4 892

Antolog Books

Paisums

Плима

Macedonian

Inga Ābele

4 009

Trifaldi producciones multimedia sl

Dzejas izlase

El mensajero tardio

Spanish

Leons Briedis

2 500

Debesų ganyklos

Lauvas rūciens

Liūto riaumojimas

Lithuanian

Juris Zvirgzdiņš

2 500

Book institute

Visas tās lietas

Я такими глупостями больше не занимаюсь

Russian

Krišjānis Zeļģis

1 500

Stilo Editrice Soc. Coop. r.l.

Orbita. Poesie

Deviando solletico dalla rotta

Italian

Orbita Group

3 920

Tammerraamat

Līze Analīze un citi slimnīcas skaitāmpanti

Annaliisa Analüüs ja teisi värsse lohutuseks haiglas olijatele

Estonian

Inese Zandere

2 500

Wallstein Verlag

Dzejas izlase

 

German

Liāna Langa

2 500

Center for Contemporary Literature

Dzejas izlase

 

Russian

Juris Kunnoss

1 650

Bokbyen Forlag

Jelgava 94

Fordømte ’94

Norvegian

Jānis Joņevs

4 000

Vani Prakashan

Dzīves stāsti

Jeevan Gatha

Hindi

Nora Ikstena

3 425

Rozentāls-seura ry.

Izlase

Se pysyy, joka muutuu

Finnish

Jānis Rainis

2 500

Lithuanian Writers Union Publishers

Pieci pirksti

Penki pirkštai

Lithuanian

Māra Zālīte

2 700

Lithuanian Writers Union Publishers

Pētera zvērests

Petro priesaika

Lithaunian

Eva Mārtuža

2 500

Center for Contemporary Literature “Russkij-Gulliver” Dzejas izlase Берестяной грааль Russian Juris Kunnoss 650
Rozentāls-seura ry. Izlase   Finnish Rainis 1 500
TOV Kompaniya Krok Dzejas izlase Mала моя батьківщина Ukranian Knuts Skujenieks 3 334, 60
Gattomerlino Dzejas izlase Documenti di viaggio Italian Juris Kronbergs 2 000
Ariel förlag Klūgu mūks   Swedish Inga Ābele 4 000
Ejal-Publishing Paisums   Albanian Inga Ābele 3 000
Bokförlaget Edda Dzejas izlase De Obehöriga Swedish Liāna Langa 3 000
Bokförlaget Edda Lirika un balsis Lyrik och roster Swedish Knuts Skujenieks 3 000
Lumemana OÜ Kā Lupatiņi mainījas Näpsud teevad vahetust Estonian Inese Zandere 3 900
Eglės leidykla Klūgu mūks Žilvičių smūteklis Lithuanian Inga Ābele 5 000
Vernatun Media LLC Latviešu brīnumpasakas Լատվիական Հեքիաթներ Armenian   3 350
Esdrujula ediciones Tētis Papás Spanish Kārlis Vērdiņš 3 522,50
Iperborea Miesas krāsas domino Come tessere di un domino Italian Zigmunds Skujiņš 6 127,50
TOV KROK Dzejas izlase   Ukranian Māris Salējs 1 800
V.B.Z. Jelgava 94 Jelgava 94 Croatian Jānis Joņevs 2 750
Valparaiso Ediciones s.l. Dzejas izlase La caligrafía de la aguja Spanish Arvis Viguls 2 575
Voland Mātes piens Il latte della madre Italian Nora Ikstena 3 770
Antolog books Mātes piens Мајчино млеко Macedonian Nora Ikstena  2 500
Shkupi publishing house Mātes piens Ǫumёshti I nёnёs Albanian Nora Ikstena 1500
Cuarto propio Dzejas izlase 30 cosas que la gente jamás se pregunta Spanish Inga Gaile 1850
Glossus Mincis Brincis Kiska-Miska Estonian Rudīte Raudupe 1948,52
Paperiporo Lauvas rūciens Leijonan ärji Finnish Juris Zvirgzdiņš 3450
Makedonika Litera DOOEL Skopje Dzīves svinēšana   Macedonian Nora Ikstena 1500
Prozart Media Deja ar ziloņzivi Теодорус. Танцувајќи со риба слон Macedonian Otto Ozols 1500
Vince Kiadó Mātes piens Anyatej Hungarian Nora Ikstena 3000
Zmicier Kolas publisher Dzejas izlase «Выбраныя вершы» Аляксандр Чакс Belorussian Aleksandrs Čaks 760
Miraggi Edizioni Dzejas izlase Omissis Italian Semjons Haņins 1900
Shkupi Publishing house Dzejas izlase   Albanian Orbīta 2000
Arte Publishing Nenotikušais atklājums 없는 발견 Korean Mārtiņš Zutis 3600
Mastacka literature Latviešu tautas pasakas Добрыя лекі: латышскія народныя казкі Belorussian   2400
Kulturi leeht Stikli   Estonian Inga Gaile 2000
Bokbyen Forlag Dzīves svinēšana   Norvegian Nora Ikstena 2863
Arktinen Banaani Pieci pirksti Viisi sormea Finnish Māra Zālīte 3000
Prozart Media 18   Macedonian Pauls Bankovskis 1700
OOO “AI” Sveiks, Vali!   Russian Lauris Gundars 2861
SKUD Ivan Goran Kovačič Dzejas izlase   Chroatian Arvis Viguls 1700
Vince Kiadó Jelgava 94 Metál Hungarian Jānis Joņevs 3000
KUD Sodobnost International Nenotikušais atklājums   Slovenian Mārtiņš Zutis 1613
Book in Batumi Mātes piens   Georgian Nora Ikstena 1800
Esdrujula Ediciones Līze Analīze un citi slimnīcas skaitāmpanti   Spanish Inese Zandere 3000
Siesta Publishing House Bet ne ar to   Georgian Semjons Haņins 2470
OU Paike Ja Pilv Nenotikušais atklājums   Estonian Mārtiņš Zutis 1700
TOV Kompaniya Krok Dzejas izlase   Ukrainian Uldis Bērziņš 1780
Editions courtes et longues Pazudušais pērtiķis A la recherche du singe perdu French Luīze Pastore 4600

Translators

Grant for Translators: Information

The Latvian Writers Union provides financial support for translators who wish to translate Latvian literary works into foreign languages. In order to qualify for the opportunity to receive funding, the translator must submit a completed application form, a CV, a sample translation, and a letter of intent or an agreement signed with a publisher for publishing the said work. The translator may apply for a grant only if permission has been received from the holder of the original copyrights to make a complete translation of the entire literary work.

Completed applications will be reviewed quarterly by a Memorandum Council (hereinafter – the Council) made up of representatives from various Latvian literary industries who will decide on the allocation of financial support, and provide written replies to the applicants.

The completed application along with the necessary attachments must be sent via e- mail to: info@latvianliterature.lv

For further information about grant opportunities and the application procedure, please contact the Latvian Writers' Union Grant Programme coordinator Jeļena Budanceva at info@latvianliterature.lv



Application documents

document icon Regulations document icon Application form

SUPPORTED PROJECTS:

Author

Literary work

Language

Translator

Regīna Ezera

Aka

 

Italian

M. Carbonaro

Māra Zālīte

 

Pieci pirksti

Norwegian

Snorre Karkkonen Svensson

Arvis Viguls

 

Selected poems

Spanish

Lawrence Schimel

Arvis Viguls

 

Selected poems

Croatian

Marko Pogačar

Eduards Aivars

 

Jauns medus

Russian

Aleksandrs Zapoļs

Inga Žolude

Mierinājums Ādama kokam

English

Suzanne McQuade

Nora Ikstena

Mātes piens 

English

Margita Gailīts

Luīze Pastore

Pazudušais pērtiķis 

English

Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīni

Daina Tabūna

Slepenā kaste 

English

Jayde Will

Artis Ostups

Dzejas izlase 

English

Jayde Will

Arvis Viguls

Dzejas izlase 

English

Dzejas izlase [Selected Poems]

Alberts Bels

Bezmiegs 

English

Jayde Will

Ieva Samauska

Skaļā klase

English

Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīni

Kārlis Vērdiņš

Tētis

English

Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīn


Zigmunds Skujiņš
 
Kailums English Jānis Balodis

Laima Kota
 
Šampinjonu derība English Rihards Kalniņš

Madara Gruntmane
 
Dzeja English Mārta Ziemelis

Inga Gale
 
Dzeja Spanish Lawrence Shimmel
Nora Ikstena Mātes piens Italian Margherita Carbonaro

Nora Ikstena
 
Mātes piens Greek Mzia Koberidze

Ģener. Baško
 
Memuāri Russian Rita Tura

Inga Pizāne
 
Dzeja English Jayde Will

Inga Gaile
 
Dzeja English Ieva Lešinska

Osvalds Zebris
 
Gaiļu kalna ēnā English Ieva Lešinska
Kristīne Ulberga Zaļā vārna English Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīni
Kristīne Ulberga Zaļā vārna English, redakcija Sara Joanne Smith

Māris Bērziņš
 
Svina garša German Lil Reif
  Lībiešu dzeja English, redakcija Ryan van Winkle