The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic has increased its support for the publication of Czech literature abroad. The terms of the new Support  Programme  allow for claims of  up to 70% of the total  cost of publishing . Within the application for a grant to publish the translation of a complete book, it is possible to ask for a

  • translation grant (up to 50% of the total cost of publishing)
  • cover design costs, graphic design, typesetting, printing (up to 50% of the total cost of publishing)
  • copyright costs (up to 15% of the total cost of publishing) and
  • promotion costs (up to 25% of the total cost of publishing).

The grant includes the genres of poetry, prose, literature for children and young adults, comics, drama, essays and more. Priority is given to contemporary literature. The source language is Czech. There are no restrictions regarding the target languages.

Deadlines for 2018: 15 November 2017 and 15 April 2018.

For more information, please click here (https://www NULL.mkcr NULL.html?lang=en).

Increased support for translations of Czech literature
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