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Grant for translation of Hungarian books

The Translation Fund works within the frames of the Hungarian Book Foundation. Main tasks: 1. grants for translations from Hungarian 2. literary information centre. Translation grants: The Translation Fund of the Hungarian Book Foundation can give financial support to foreign publishers for translations of Hungarian literary works, covering from 40% up to 80% (depending on the decision of the committee) of the total translation costs, payable after publication. The foreign publisher must submit · an application form · short presentation of author, book, translator and publishing house (most recent catalogue) · a copy of the contract with the right??s owner · a copy of the contract with the translator. Deadlines for applications are 31 March and 31 October every year. Grants will be considered only for books to be published after these dates. The commitee makes it??s decision 6 weeks after the deadlines. All applicants will be contacted no later than 10 days after the jury??s decision. Following criteria will be considered: · literary merit of the proposed work · applicant??s ability to carry out the project (high quality translation, successful distribution). The Foundation transfers the sum granted directly to the foreign publisher after receiving three (3) copies of the foreign language edition and a confirmation signed by the translator about the receipt of his/her fee. The translation must be published within two years after the decision, otherwise the grant is automatically cancelled. For more detailed information and application forms please contact Dóra Károlyi Translation Fund of the Hungarian Book Foundation H-1146 Budapest, Hermina str. 57. Phone/Fax [+36 1] 384 56 76 e-mail: or