Grants for publishing Latvian literature abroad awarded to 18 projects

2017, June 16

Grants for publishing Latvian literature abroad awarded to 18 projects

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On 2th of June, the Commission of experts gathered and assessed applications from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of Latvian authors abroad. The competition is financed by the State Culture Capital Foundation (SCCF) and by the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Latvia. The Commission is composed of four experts: Inga Bodnarjuka-Mrazauskas, Maima Grīnberga, Vents Zvaigzne and Eva Eglāja-Kristsone.

In total, 20 project proposals from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of Latvian authors abroad were submitted. The commission of expert supported 9 projects for the publishing Latvian authors in English language and 9 projects for the publishing Latvian authors in other languages. Please see the list of supported projects below.

Next context will be announced in July 2017.

 

GRANTED BY VKKF  
NR Publisher Literary work Language Author Support from LWU
1 Skupi publishing house Mātes piens ALB Nora Ikstena 1500
2 Cuarto propio Dzejas izlase SP, chili Inga Gaile 1850
3 LV Glossus OU Mincis Brincis EST Rudīte Raudupe 1948,52
4 Paperiporo / altre parole Lauvas ruciens FI Juris Zvirgzdiņš 3450
5 Makedonika Litera DOOEL Skopje Dzīves svinēšana MAC Nora Ikstena 1500
6 Prozart Media Deja ar ziloņzivi MAC Otto Ozols 1500
7 Vince Kiado Mātes piens HU Nora Ikstena 3000
8 Zmicier Kolas publisher Dzejas izlase BY Aleksandrs Čaks 760
         TOTAL 15508,52
GRANTED BY THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE  
1 Comma press The book of Riga ENG several authors 4740,34
2 Jantar Publishins Gaiļu kalna ēnā ENG Osvalds Zebris 6090
3 Peter Owen Ltd Zaļā vārna ENG Kristīne Ulberga 5660
4  Pleiades press Dzejas izlase ENG Inga Gaile 5650
5 Ulgy Duckling Gestures ENG Artis Ostups 4250
6 A midsummer night`s press Having never met ENG Inga Pizāne 2988
7 Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd Stroika With a London View ENG Alex Rugens 5000
8 Guernica Dzejas izlase ENG Skujenieks 3550
9 Jantar Publishins Čeka, bumba, rock ne rolls ENG Pauls Bankovskis 6090
10 Miraggi edizioni Dzejas izlase IT Aleksandrs Zapoļs 1900
         TOTAL 45918,34