Books from Lithuania

Books from Lithuania is part of the Centre for International Cultural Programmes (www.koperator.lt), which is a state-funded organisation accountable to the Ministry of Culture. It advises publishers and translators abroad, supports the translation of Lithuanian titles into other languages, publishes information about Lithuanian books and their authors, and organising workshops, conferences, presentations and readings, including appearances at major international events. They have also launched a series of publications featuring contemporary Lithuanian writers.

The International Cultural Programme Centre invites applicants to submit applications to participate in the Translation Grant Programme. The purpose of the Translation Grant Programme is to promote the translation into foreign languages of works (books or other publications) in Lithuanian or which are related to Lithuania. The aim of the Programme is to encourage foreign translators and publishers to translate and publish works in Lithuanian or related to Lithuania by promoting the translation of longer works as well as sample extracts.