Dalkey Archive Press selected for Creative Europe Literary Translation Projects 2016
12 October 2016

Dalkey Archive Press selected for Creative Europe Literary Translation Projects 2016

Creative Europe supports the translation and promotion of European literature. The purpose of this support for literary translation is to enhance knowledge of the literature and literary heritage of fellow Europeans. The translation and promotion of books for which authors have won the EUPL (EU Prize for Literature) are particularly encouraged.

European publishers can apply for EU funding for the translation of a 'package' of up to 10 works of fiction from and into European languages. Funding is also available for the promotion of the translated books. Thirty-nine literary translation projects by publishers in sixteen countries will receive a combined total of €2.1 million. 

SELECTED PROJECTS

Publishers from Serbia, Bulgaria, Italy and Latvia were the most successful applicants. The selected projects will account for 322 translations altogether. Each project will translate eight books on average. Not only novels stand to benefit - children’s books, short stories, poetry, and plays also receive translation support.

Dalkey Archive Press Ireland were selected for their project 'Internationalising Eastern European Literatures.'  Dalkey Archive Press received €60,000 under this funding strand to support the translation of ten works from the following ten countries: Serbia; Montenegro; Poland; Bulgaria; Slovakia; Croatia; Slovenia; Turkey; Bosnia and Herzegovina; and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

list of the selected translation projects and more information on the applications by country is available on the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency website. 

More information on literary translation funding

More detailed information on participation is available in the guidelines for specific calls for proposals, as well as from the website of the Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), and from our website here.

list of the selected translation projects and more information on the applications by country is available on the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency website.