Elizabeth Kostova Foundation
The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation promotes the teaching and professional validation of creative writing in Bulgaria; aiming to encourage, challenge, and publish highly talented literary writers in Bulgaria. The foundation creates connections among Bulgarian, American, and British writers; assists in the training of translators for contemporary Bulgarian literature; facilitates the publication of Bulgarian writers in English and nurtures the readership of Bulgarian writers in Bulgaria and abroad. It also runs Contemporary Bulgarian Writers – a database of writers and translators.
The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation awards translation grants to foreign publishers for the translation of Bulgarian literature into English.