The Latvian Writers’ Union administers a number of grant programs that focus on the promotion of Latvian literature and publishing abroad.
Please, select the section that corresponds to your professional interest – translations or publishing.
ATTENTION: New contest for foreign publishers is announced! Deadline for application – 5th of February 2018.
Please find more information in GRANTS FOR PUBLISHERS. And see also our infographic:
Please find forms of reports for foreign publishers here:
descriptive report – Descr report
financial report – FIN report
Results of the fourth contest are published! – see SUPPORTED PROJECTS
On 12th of December, the Commission of experts gathered and assessed applications from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of Latvian authors abroad. This competition was financed by the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Latvia and supported only projects in English. The Commission was composed of five experts: translator Maima Grinberga, editor Vents Zvaignze, specialist in literature Eva Eglāja-Kristsone, author and cultural journalist Arno Jundze, literary agent Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīni.
In total, 4 project proposals from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of Latvian authors abroad were submitted. The commission of expert supported 4 projects for the publishing Latvian authors in English language. Please see the list of supported projects below.