Publishing Grants & Prizes

OVERVIEW

The Book Department of the Cultural Services works to promote French and Francophone literature and to encourage English translations of French fiction and non-fiction. The Book Department provides a range of grants to help publishers with rights, translation, and to promote paper and digital editions of translated French work.  

The deadline for French Voice Award, Hemingway Grant and Acquisition of Rights program is February 18th, 2016 for the first session and August 29th, 2016 for the second session. Apply online now!

SUPPORT FOR AMERICAN PUBLISHERS
The French Ministry of Culture, the Institut Francais, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy offer aid to American publishers seeking to translate works from French to English.

SUPPORT FOR TRANSLATORS
The French Ministry of Culture, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, La Villa Gillet, and the PEN American Center offer grants and residencies for translators.

TRANSLATION PRIZES
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the French-American Foundation and PEN American Center award translation prizes for fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

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