Results of the second round of 2016 translation grants from the Czech Ministry of Culture

The Ministry has allocated more than €38,000 for 23 translations of Czech literature.


Every year, the Department of Arts and Libraries awards grants to support the translation and publication of Czech literature abroad. There are two deadlines: on 15th May and 15th November.

The complete list of supported translations and the application form for 2016/2017 can be found here. There were 41 applications in this round, 23 of which were successful. The next deadline for translation grants from the Ministry of Culture is on 15th November, 2016 for books to be published in 2017.

The grant application must be submitted by the foreign publisher. 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.