European Union Prize for Literature

Creative EuropeEuropean and International Booksellers FederationEuropean Writers' CouncilFederation of European Publishers


17 July 2012

Literary translation selection results for 2012 out now!

This year the Culture Programme helps finance a record-high 531 works of fiction to be translated from one European language into another. The grants awarded total in excess of € 2.7 million.

At the time of the deadline, 326 applications had been submitted, for a total of 1,433 works. Serbia submitted the most applications (30), followed by Italy (28), Slovenia (26) and Bulgaria (25).

Bulgaria proved the most successful applicant this year with the highest number of selected projects (13), followed by Slovenia (10), Hungary (9), the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (9) and Serbia (8).

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