Wales Literature Exchange translation grants are open to foreign publishers for the translation of Wales' two literatures (Welsh and English language literature).
In the case of translations of Welsh-language literature into English, publishers in the UK can also apply.
The forthcoming closing dates in 2013 are: 1st of June and 1st of December.
Applications are assessed by Wales Literature Exchange's grants panel. The sample of the translator's work will be assessed by an external reader where necessary (for example, if the translator's work is not previously known to the Exchange).
Up to 100% of the translator's fees.
Please apply online and send the documents listed to Catrin Ashton, Wales Literature Exchange Projects Officer. If you have any queries, whether about Welsh literature in general, or about submitting a translation grant application, do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help in any way we can.
The grant will be paid to the publisher after receiving ten copies of the published translation, and proof that the translator has been paid according to the terms of the contract. Wales Literature Exchange has the right not to pay the grant if the conditions of the contract have not been fulfilled.
Payment of the translation grant will depend on the publisher fulfilling the following conditions:
Our new initiative with partner, Ty Newydd: National Writers' Centre for Wales...