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Instrument of Destiny The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street New York, NY 10025
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Publishing Grants & Prizes

The Book Department of the Cultural Services works to promote French and Francophone literature and to encourage English translations of French works. We oversee three grant programs to help publishers and translators with acquisition of rights cost and translation cost.

The deadline for French Voice Award, Hemingway Grant and Acquisition of Rights program is May 15, 2019 for the current session (Expected date of printing: no sooner than January 2020 (Acquisition of rights) and March 2020 (Hemingway Grant and French Voices Awards) for this session.)

The deadline for the next session is December 1, 2019.
(Expected date of printing: no sooner than September 2020 for this 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.