As a cooperation project of three partners, the Cúirt International Festival of Literature (Ireland) and the Festival of World Literature of the publishing house Fraktura (Croatia), and the International Literary Festival Vilenica (Slovenia), the Emerging Writer on Tour has been launched. The organizers invite young writers (under 35 years old) from all countries within the EU-Program Creative Europe to apply for participation. Successful applicants will visit all three festivals and will get a 10-day residential stay in each of the countries. Deadline for applications is February 18th, 2019.
The Reading Balkans project offers also in 2019 a possibility for Writers-in-Residence fellowships. Available are 21 residential stays in the duration of four weeks in Novo mesto, Belgrade, Skopje, Split, Tirana, Prishtina, and Sarajevo. The call for applications is open for writers until November 4th, 2018.
Also in 2019, the S. Fischer Foundation will support translators of German-language literature by making available Schritte-Fellowships. Eligible to apply for a one-month stay in LCB and a 2.000 EUR gramt, are translators from Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Albania, and Turkey.