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Grants for publishing Czech literature abroad

Published October 31, 2022

The Czech Ministry of Culture awards grants to support the publication of Czech prose, poetry, drama, essays, comics, and children’s literature abroad.

Publishers can apply for funding for:

  • translation costs (up to 50% of the total cost of publishing)
  • graphic design, typesetting and printing costs (up to 50% of the total cost of publishing)
  • copyright costs (up to 15% of the total cost of publishing)
  • promotion costs (up to 25% of the total cost of publishing)

In total, the grant can cover up to 70% of the total cost of publishing.

Publishers, agents and translators can apply for funding for the translation of an excerpt of between 10–25 standard pages of text (a standard page is 1800 characters with spaces)

Magazines can apply for funding for publishing costs of an issue where at least 50% of the total content is dedicated to original Czech literature. In total, the grant can cover up to 70% of the total cost of publishing.

 

Deadlines:

  • 15th May 2023 for books and excerpts to be published in the same year as the application is submitted
  • 15th November 2022 for books and excerpts to be published in the following year after the application is submitted

Find more information about the open call here or here.