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Grants Awarded

Pictured below 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 Translation Support and Funding page.

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

Round two of 2021/22

Eleven international publishers have received a total of £14,000 for works by Scottish authors to be translated into Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Serbian, Spanish and Swedish. The awards went to:

  • Editorial Galaxia (Spain) for the Galician edition of Choosing by Liz Lochhead (Polygon)
  • Impedimenta (Spain) for the Spanish edition of Case Study by G Macrae Burnet (Saraband)
  • Hegas (Sweden) for the Swedish edition of The Invasion of Crooked Oak by Dan Smith (Barrington Stoke)
  • Magveto Publishing (Hungary) for the Hungarian edition of Spring by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Misuzu Shobo Ltd (Japan) for the Japanese edition of The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd (Canongate)
  • Naklada OceanMore (Croatia) for the Croatian edition of The Border by Kapka Kassabova (Granta)
  • Screaming Foundation (Denmark) for the Danish edition of How to Survive Everything by Ewan Morrison (Contraband)
  • Uitgeverij Ambo|Anthos (The Netherlands) for the Dutch edition of The Instant by Amy Liptrot (Canongate)
  • Vuković & Runjić (Croatia) for the Croatian edition of Summer by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Wydawnictwo Dwie Siostry (Poland) for the Polish edition of A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicol (Knights Of)
  • Štrik Publishing House (Serbia) for the Serbian edition of Spring by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)

For a list of all the books awarded funding since 2015, see the PDF list 2015 to 2022.