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23 October 2021

Books supported by the Translation Fund

Above are some examples of books by Scottish writers that have been translated into other languages with the support of the Translation Fund.

The Publishing Scotland Translation Fund is designed to encourage international publishers to translate works by Scottish writers. For more information about applying, see the Application page.

The publishers and books awarded grants in the most recent rounds of the fund are listed below.

ROUND ONE OF 2021/22

Fifteen international publishers have received a total of just over £16,000 for works by Scottish authors to be translated into Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, French, German, Italian, Montenegrin, Portuguese, Slovenian, Tamil and Ukrainian. The awards went to:

  • Anetta Antonenko Publishers (Ukraine) for the Ukrainian translation of The Anarchy by William Dalrymple (Bloomsbury Publishing)         
  • Apriori Publishing House (Ukraine) for the Ukrainian translation of Dissolution by CJ Sansom (Pan)
  • Artistas Unidos (Portugal) for the Portuguese edition of Square Go by Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair (Methuen Drama)
  • Cicero, imprint of Gyldendal (Denmark) for the Danish edition of The Blood is Still by Douglas Skelton (Polygon)
  • DuMont Buchverlag GmbH & Co (Germany) for the German edition of The Blood is Still by Douglas Skelton (Polygon)
  • Edizioni Kolibris (Italy) for the Italian edition of Selected Poems by Iain Bamforth (Carcanet)  
  • Fraktura d.o.o (Croatia) for the Croatian edition of Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador)
  • Interno Poesia Editore (Italy) for the Italian edition of The Book of Blood, The Handless Maiden, and I Want! poems by Vicki Feaver (Jonathan Cape)
  • Kalachuvadu Publications (India) for the Tamil edition of Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador)
  • Labyrinth (Bulgaria) for the Bulgarian edition of Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador)
  • Mladinska knjiga (Slovenia) for the Slovenian edition of Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Picador)
  • Ranok Publishing House (Ukraine) for the Ukrainian edition of The Ferryman Triology by Claire McFall (Kelpies)
  • Redazione Bompiani (Italy) for the Italian edition of Mayflies by Andrew O'Hagan (Faber & Faber)
  • Sonatine Éditions (France) for the French edition of Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet (Saraband)
  • Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva (Montenegro) for the Montenegrin edition of Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie (Sort of Books)


     

For a list of all the books awarded funding since 2015, see the PDF list 2015 to 2021.