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2020/06

Translation Grants for Foreign Publishers

2 September 2020

As a result of the sixth meeting of 2020, 47 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 177.049 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

Graphic novel:

  • Dick Matena Iconen, Alef Yayinevi (Turky), translator: Gul Ozlen
  • Peter Pontiac Kraut, Zavet (Serbia), translator: Jelica Novaković Lopušina

Fiction:

  • Kader Abdolah Het pad van de gele slippers, Iperborea (Italy), translator: Elisabetta Svaluto Moreolo
  • Rodaan Al Galidi Hoe ik talent voor het leven kreeg, Hena Com (Croatia), translator: Svetlana Grubić Samaržija
  • Jan Arends Keefman, Európa (Slovakia), translator: Adam Bžoch
  • Mathijs Deen Het lichtschip, Mare Verlag (Germany), translator: Andreas Ecke
  • Esther Gerritsen Broer, Caballo negro (Argentina), translator: Micaela van Muylem
  • Hendrik Groen Een kleine verrassing, Eesti Raamat (Estonia), translator: Kaari Antzon
  • Arnon Grunberg Moedervlekken, Héloïse d’Ormesson (France), translator: Olivier Vanwersch-Cot
  • Tim Krabbé Het gouden ei, Lector Publishing (Croatia), translator: Gioia-Ana Ulrich Knezevic
  • Doeschka Meijsing 100% chemie, Paisanita (Argentina), translator: Marcela Cazau
  • Marente de Moor Foon, Añosluz Editora (Argentinia), translator: Marcela Cazau
  • Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer Grand Hotel Europa, Modan (Israel), translator: Inbal Zilberstein
  • Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer Grand Hotel Europa, V.B.Z. (Croatia), translator: Radovan Lučić
  • Marijke Schermer Liefde, als dat het is, World Editions (Netherlands), translator: Hester Velmans
  • Michiel Stroink Of ik gek ben, Macedonia Present (North Macedonia), translator: Eli Pujovska
  • Toon Tellegen Het verlangen van de egel, Homebooks (Vietnam), translator: Nguyễn Hiền
  • Esther Verhoef Lieve mama, Balto (Lithuania), translator: Aušra Gudavičiūtė
  • Simone van der Vlugt Schilderslief, Polirom (Romania), translator: Gheorghe Nicolaescu
  • Niña Weijers Kamers antikamers, Actes Sud (France), translator: Arlette Ounanian
  • Niña Weijers Kamers antikamers, Suhrkamp (Germany), translator: Helga van Beuningen-Blum

**Children’s literature: **

  • Paul van Loon Dolfje Weerwolfje, The Old Lion Publishing House (Ukraine), translator: Koval Іryna
  • Annet Schaap Lampje, Dreyers forlag (Norway), translator: Hedda Vormeland
  • Jan Terlouw Oorlogswinter, La Nuova Frontiera (Italy), translator: Valentina Freschi
  • Marja Baseler Het Hersenhotel, Publishing House of Electronics Industry (China), translator: Jacklyn Jiang
  • Gemma Venhuizen Rotbeesten, Publishing House of Electronics Industry (China), translator: Jacklyn Jiang
  • Edward van de Vendel Vosje, Sanje (Slovenia), translator: Stana Anželj

Non-fiction:

  • Martine Bijl Rinkeldekink, Paul Zsolnay (Austria), translator: Lisa Mensing
  • Rutger Bregman De meeste mensen deugen, Feltrinelli (Italy), translator: Maria Cristina Coldagelli
  • Rutger Bregman De meeste mensen deugen, N Press (Slovakia), translator: Jana Trajtelova, Michal Liptak
  • Willem Bruls Venetiaanse zangen, Seemann (Germany), translator: Bärbel Jänicke
  • Fréderike Geerdink Dit vuur dooft nooit, LeftWord Books (India), translator: Anna Asbury and Vivien Glass
  • Anton de Kom Wij slaven van Suriname, Transit (Germany), translator: Brigitte Erdmann
  • Angela Maas Hart voor vrouwen, Octopus Books (UK), translator: Suzanne Jansen
  • Selma van de Perre Mijn naam is Selma, Éditions Leduc (France), translator: Myriam Bouzid
  • Hella Rottenberg De sigarenfabriek van Isay Rottenberg, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Canada), translator: Jonathan Reeder
  • Edmond Schoorel Slaappatronen, Freies Geistesleben (Germany), translator: Marianne Holberg
  • Ellen de Visser Die ene patiënt, HarperCollins UK (UK), translator: Brent Annable
  • Marja Vuijsje De kleine De Beauvoir, Aljumhuriya Collective (Germany), translator: Rehab Chaker
  • Eddy de Wind Eindstation Auschwitz, Antolog (North Macedonia), translator: Elizabeta Bozinoska
  • Eddy de Wind Eindstation Auschwitz, Patakis (Greece), translator: Margarita Bonatsou

Poetry:

  • Different authors Anthology, Sarzamin-i-Ahurai press (Iran), translator: Amir Afrassiabi
  • Simone Atangana Bekono Hoe de eerste vonken zichtbaar waren, Paisanita (Argentina), translator: Micaela van Muylem
  • Gershwin Bonevacia Ik heb een fiets gekocht, Ensemble (Italy), translator: Patrizia Filia
  • Radna Fabias Habitus, Ensemble (Italy), translator: Patrizia Filia
  • Thomas Möhlmann Selected works, Banipal (UK), translator: Diego Puls
  • Cees Nooteboom Afscheid, Visor Libros (Spain), translator: Isabel-Clara Lorda Vidal

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