The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (IBBY Germany) invite translators to the 7th workshop for translators of German children’s and youth literatures. The five-day workshop, taking place between September 4-9, 2016, offers 15 translators of German language literature for young readers the opportunity to discuss current trends in German language books for young readers and to tackle specific problems of the genre. Deadline for applications is May 2, 2016.
The Austrian Foreign Ministry BMEIA, as a part of the cultural exchange year between Austria and Bosnia and Herzegovina, offers a four week writing fellowship on the topic “Women’s Lives in Dialogue” to a writer/journalist/blogger from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The idea originates from the literary project Islam and the contemporary feminine literature taking place in Hittisau in August 2015. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2016.
The time has come again: this year again, there are places available within the Writers in Residence Program of the Goga publishing House in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. The program, launched in 2015 with the support of TRADUKI, offers three working stays (starting on June 4, July 4, and August 4) in a spacious flat in the centre of Novo Mesto. Eligible to apply are prose writers, poets, literary translators, theatre authors and screenwriters from Southeast Europe (Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, and Romania). The focus is on writers who use innovative approaches and deal with contemporary topics, and on translators who translate from and to languages eligible for TRADUKI support.