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Traduki

Translations from, to and
within Southeast Europe

Common Ground 2020-2022

For the first time in history the Leipzig Book Fair audience gets the chance to enter the diverse and intricate literary landscape of Southeast Europe using a single door: a shared exhibition stand managed by the Traduki network.

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Translation Grants

TRADUKI supports translations from German into the following group of languages: Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Romanian, Serbian and Slovenian; from these languages into German; and finally, translations within this group of languages. Fiction, non-fiction and children's and youth literature from the 20th and 21st centuries is supported. TRADUKI covers costs of license and translation fees.

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Next Deadlines:
1st September 2020 1st February 2021

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Open call: Writers-in-Residence: Reading Balkans 2020

The Reading Balkans is supporting Writers-in-Residence fellowships for the year 2020. In total there are 21 residencies; each residency is four weeks ...

12th December 2019
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The wanderers will find a way home

The year is coming to its close and all Traduki residency fellows have returned back home. This year Traduki, in ...

12th December 2019
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Take Poppy and Memory and Black Milk

The paths of Rose Ausländer (1901-1988) and Paul Celan (1920-1970) crossed many times under exceptional circumstances. In Albania, these ...

13th November 2019
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Zacuscă in Belgrade or Romanian Literature Days 2019

Romania will be the guest of honour at next year’s Belgrade Book Fair. This November, as a little literary ...

13th November 2019
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Enes Karić at Zürich liest

With support from Traduki, the Bosnian academic and author Enes Karić presented his book The Jewish Cemetery at this year’...

13th November 2019
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Invitation programme – Leipzig Book Fair 2020

Organised by the Goethe-Institut in co-operation with the Leipzig Book Fair, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the S. ...

13th November 2019
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Traduki and Its Partners in Focus: Declaration of Intent 2020-2022

On 25th November, Oliver Zille, Director of the Leipzig Book Fair, and Martin Buhl-Wagner, CEO of the Leipzig Fair, signed ...

12th November 2019
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World Literature in Zagreb

Between 8th and 14th September 2019 Zagreb hosted the 7th edition of the Festival of World Literature (Festival svjetske književnosti), ...

13th October 2019
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Skopje’s BookStar Festival Puts Culture Centre Stage

This year’s BookStar Festival in Skopje took place between 7th and 10th October 2019. Organised by the publishing house Antolog, ...

13th October 2019
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When Walls Become Bridges

As part of the series German October – Tetori gjerman, the author Meral Kureyshi, who has been living in Switzerland since 1992, ...

13th October 2019

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Writers in Residence

Translators and authors from Southeast Europe have a chance to take part in the residencies programme organised by Traduki’s partners. Locations on offer include Belgrade, Bucharest, Cetinje, Novo Mesto, Prishtina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, Split, Tirana as well as Vaduz in Liechtenstein. So far, around 230 authors and translators have taken this opportunity to connect to a new literary landscape and work on their projects.

1100+ Books 700+ Authors 600+ Translators 200+ Residences 105 Language Combinations 12 Years

Partners

The Traduki network is a project of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria, German Federal Foreign Office, Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport of the Republic of Austria, Literaturhaus Wien, the Austrian Association of Translators IG Übersetzerinnen Übersetzer, Goethe Institut, S. Fischer Foundation, Slovenian Book Agency - JAK, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture of the Prinicipality of Liechtenstein, Cultural Foundation Liechtenstein, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Albania, Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, The Ministry of Culture and National Identity of Romania, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Montenegro, Leipzig Book Fair, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of North Macedonia and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.