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.

Also the Krastan Dyankov award opens each year for literary translations from English into Bulgarian. www.ekf.bg