The European Residency Programme of the Goethe Institute in cooperation with the Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S. and the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony offer working grants to professional literary translators of German fiction from abroad.

Stipendiatenhaus der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, Dresden-Hellerau: Four grants of six to eight weeks each in the period of March to December 2012. Each grant is endowed with € 1,500. In addition grant holders receive an allowance of € 250 for cost of food. Travel expenses are covered by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony.

Seminarzentrum Gut Siggen der Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S.: Two grants of six to eight weeks each in the period of end of June to end of October 2012. These grants are also endowed with € 1,500 each and include full board and accommodation at the Seminarzentrum. Travel expenses are covered by the Alfred Toepfer Foundation.

The offer goes to professional translators of German fiction (novel, poetry, essay) with at least two published book translations as well as a signed contract for the translation they will be working on during their stay.

Application deadline: January 10, 2012
For further information and an online application form, please see the website (http://www NULL.goethe NULL.de/kue/lit/prj/ust/deindex NULL.htm?wt_sc=uebersetzerstipendium) of the Goethe Institute.

For questions please contact:

Andreas Schmohl
Goethe Institut Zentrale
Dachauer Straße 122,
D-80637 München
Tel: +49 89 15921-852
E-mail: schmohl@goethe.de (schmohl null@null goethe NULL.de)

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