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Litrix.de presents selected new books in German. The programme offers translation grants within the context of the selected focus language for a given period. Current special focus: 2022–2024 Italian.
Translation Grant Programme
For 50 years, the Goethe-Institut has been providing grants for translations of current German-language books in fiction, poetry, children's and youth books, non-fiction and graphic novels.
The Goethe-Institut is a partner of Traduki, the European network for literature. With books, translations, festivals, workshops and residency programmes for authors and translators, it promotes exchange between the 14 participating countries.
New Books in German
Book presentations for the English-speaking world: The project selects promising titles for translation into English from the abundance of new German-language publications.
About our work
At the forefront of our work are also the expansion and maintenance of the partner network, coordination of transnational projects and the organisation of book fair presentations. We are committed to strengthening local scenes in the form of continuing professional development for publishers and translators.
Please contact the heads of the libraries of the Goethe-Instituts abroad with all questions concerning applications submitted for translation grants.
Head of Division Literature and Translation Grant Programme