Support for the publication of Czech literature abroad
Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic
Department of Arts and Libraries (Odbor umění a knihoven, OUK)
Every year the Department publishes calls for proposals within the Programme for the Support for Translation of Czech Literature Abroad; the application must be submitted by the foreign publisher. The deadline is on the November 15.
The grant is designed to support the publication of translated Czech literature (fiction, poetry, drama...) and can be used only to cover the translator´s fees. Priority is given to contemporary literature.
Department of Foreign Affairs
Every year the Department publishes calls for proposals within the Programme for Cultural Activities organized together with foreign partners − concerning the field of literature, it´s possible to apply in the Projects Abroad section and in the Projects within the Visegard countries. The deadlines are in April and October.
More information about the ministry´s grant programmes can be found at www.mkcr.cz − Grants and Support (only in Czech).
Association of Writers
The Obec spisovatelů gives support to foreign publishers when publishing translations of Czech authors. More information at www.obecspisovatelu.cz (only in Czech).