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International Booker Prize!

Ay! We still cannot believe it! So happy for Georgi Gospodinov & Angela Rodel! We hope that the International Booker 2023 ...

24 May 2023
Programme Commission Results | May 2023

In its 35th meeting on 16th May 2023, the TRADUKI programme commission took decisions on 103 applications for translation support. The programme ...

22 May 2023
Dževad Karahasan

“Life, my dear Prince, is air, nothing can be made of it. You do not know whether it is inside ...

21 May 2023
Thank You, Leipzig!

Dear Leipzig Book Fair, after three long years now these four spectacular days. THANK YOU! We hope that many book ...

2 May 2023

“Recently, he has been haunted by the idea that when in love, he has to give a lot if he ...

26 April 2023
Booking Balkan

Booking Balkan kicked off in Belgrade last week. The next event in the series is on 27 April with Zvonko Karanović ...

24 April 2023
Đorđe Lebović & Judita Šalgo

In one of his interviews, the famous Yugoslav-Jewish writer Danilo Kiš talked about how his mother made the mandatory yellow ...

13 April 2023
Balkan Film Week 2023

Next Tuesday (11 April), this year’s Balkan Film Week will open its doors at the UT Connewitz in Leipzig. Following ...

4 April 2023
Revisiting Tirana

In the current Revisiting Residencies episode, we accompany Adina Popescu on her journey through Albania. During her stay in Tirana, ...

29 March 2023
Project Proposals?

Attention organisers of festivals and literary events! Our submission window to apply for project grants opened yesterday. Applicants have to ...

16 March 2023

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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.

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15 September15 October 2023
1100+ Books 700+ Authors 600+ Translators 200+ Residences 105 Language Combinations 15 Years


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, the Austrian Association of Translators IG Übersetzerinnen Übersetzer (Literaturhaus Wien) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport of the Republic of Austria, Goethe Institut, S. Fischer Foundation, Slovenian Book Agency, Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Social Affairs and Culture of the Principality 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 of Romania, Ministry for Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Montenegro, Leipzig Book Fair, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of North Macedonia and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.