Grants for 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


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Application documents

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Budget form*

Excerpt of the translation *

CV of translator *

CV of editor *

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Contract with the translator *

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Supported projects 2016-2018

Applicant

Original Title

Title of Translation

Language

Author

Grant Amount, EUR

2016

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

2017

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

2018

 

 

 

 

 

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

The Emma Press

Biki Buki

Bicki-buck books

ENG

Various authors

6000

The Emma Press

Suns, kurš atrada skumjas

The Dog Who Found Sorrow

ENG

Rūta Briede

5773,59

The Emma Press

Meitene, kas runāja visās pasaules valodās

 

ENG

Ieva Samauska

5454,42

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

Baobab Books

Sveiks, Vali

 

German

Lauris Gundars

3000

 Curbet edicions

Zvēri

 

Spanish

Krišjānis Zeļģis

2000

Shanghai Translation Publishing house

Stāstu krājums

 

Chinese

Dažādi autori

 

Škuc

Dzejas izlase

 

Slovenian

Kārlis Vērdiņš

2000

Inostrannaja literatura

Latvijas numurs

 

Russian

Dažādi autori

3000

Tverdyna

Degošā sala

 

Ukranian

Jānis Akuraters

2400

 Kitos Knygos

Jelgava 94

 

Lithuanian

Jānis Joņevs

2700

Tyto alba

Mātes piens

 

Lithuanian

Nora Ikstena

2500

Socialinių inovacijų institutas

Baltais lācis. Pasaku pavārgrāmata bērniem

 

Lithuanian

Uldis Daugaviņš, Mārtiņš Sirmais

1800

FOP Zavadskyi Iurii Romanovych

Dzejas izlase

 

Ukranian

Juris Helds

1800

OOO Kreativnoje agentstvo PIKABU

Dzejas izlase

 

Russian

Eduards Aivars

1070

Lithuanian Writers' Union Publishers

Vīra māte

 

Lithuanian

Daina Avotiņa

1500

Terra Publica

Ucipuci meklē mājas

 

Lithuanian

Zane Zusta

2000

  Text Publishers
Baltais lācis   Russian Uldis Daugaviņš / Mārtiņš Sirmais 3450
Arte Publishing Suns, kurš atrada skumjas   Croatian Rūta Briede 3200
Valparaíso Ediciones Dzejas izlase   Spanish Semjons Haņins 2932,50
Libri Livoniae Latvijas autoru īsstāsti   Estonian Dažādi autori 1720
Parasitenpresse Dzejas izlase   German Arvis Viguls 2108
  Boycott Books
Nenotikušais atklājums   Flemish Mārtiņš Zutis 4000
  Wydawnictwo ADAMADA
Pie galda   Polish Irma Kalniņa 3415
Rozentāls-seura ry Personiskā Latvija   Finnish Atis Klimovičs 2500
Libri Livoniae Latvijas pasakas   Estonian - 1600
Sefsafa Publishing Kāpēc tu raudāji?   Armenian Dace Rukšāne 2100
Helios Kirjastus Maskačkas stāsts   Estionian Luīze Pastore 2736
  Ibis grafika
Dainas   Chroatian - 3300

Grants For 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


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Application documents

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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