Success for two UK publishers in Literary Translation 2017 results

Two UK independent publishing houses are being awarded €109,420 to produce, promote and translate slates of literary works from one European language to another. 

In the results of the 2017 Literary Translation call, as part of Creative Europe's Culture sub-programme, London-based Oneworld Publications is supported with €54,000 for its project Oneworld Translated Fiction Programme.

Fitzcarraldo Editions, which specialises in fiction and long-form essays, is also supported with €55,420 for a project called Bringing ambitious, innovative contemporary European literature into English.

The overall UK application success rate for this funding call is 33.33%, higher than the average of 14.54%.

See a detailed breakdown of who is being funded as part of 2017 Literary Translation projects

The next Literary Translation call will be in 2018 and will provide longer term support for framework partnership agreements. A maximum of €100,000 a year can be applied for to translate 5-10 fiction works per year.

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