Open call: Residence in Vilnius for literary translators

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The Lithuanian Writers’ Union Fund is calling the literary translators from Lithuanian language to apply and attend the Residence for Literary Translators in Vilnius, Lithuania, for one month period chosen starting from October up to the end of December this year.

WHERE: rented apartment near the Center of Vilnius with all amenities.

WHEN: one month period may start from the beginning of October and last up to the end of December this year.

GRANT: 1000 EUR.

TRAVEL:  The Lithuanian Writers’ Union Fund will not cover the travel expenses.

WHO CAN APPLY: literary translators translating from the Lithuanian language who already have the contract with publishers.

HOW TO APPLY: send your CV with contact info and a short motivational letter representing what translations you plan to work on while in Vilnius to inter@rasytojai.lt or lithuanianwriters@gmail.com until the 11th of September 2020. Please mention the frame of time from October to December that would be suitable for you to spend in Vilnius. The chosen candidates will be informed individually by e-mail or phone till 18th of September 2020.

COVID-19 SITUATION: if you need to self-isolate after arriving in Vilnius, the staff of the Lithuanian Writers’ Union Fund will be there to help you with buying food, medicine or anything you need.

The project “Meetings of the Writers and Translators” is funded by the Lithuanian Council for Culture.

 

Contact person:

Marija Mažulė

Coordinator of International Programmes

Lithuanian Writers’ Union

inter@rasytojai.lt

+37067545651

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