The publishing house Goga in cooperation with TRADUKI offers three fellowships for writers in 2017. With the support of other partners, Goga offers residential fellowships from September on. Eligible to apply are writers and translators from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia. Deadline for applications is May 30, 2017.
Goethe-Institut in cooperation with the Literary Colloquium Berlin (LCB) presents the first Fabjan Hafner Prize that will be awarded to the best translators from German to Slovenian and from Slovenian to German. In 2017, the Prize will be awarded for an exceptional translation from German to Slovenian, and in 2018 for a translation into German. The prize is named after Fabjan Hafner (1966–2016), a important translator, poet and literary scientist. The prize includes also a one-month fellowship in the Literary Colloquium Berlin. Deadline for applications is June 30, 2017.
The first guest of the writers in residence program Marko Marulić in Split, which is supported by TRADUKI, was the writer Jovan Nikolić. In March, he flew to Split on the invitation of the association KURS. As a son of a Romani father and a Serbian mother, he emigrated to Germany in 1999 and is one of the best-known voices of Romani literature in Europe.