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About showcases new German-language publications from the fields of fiction, non-fiction, and books for children and young people, selected on a regular basis by panels of experts. In association with this also offers a Translation Grant Programme geared for several years at a time to a language chosen for special focus.


Special-focus 2015-2018
The Arabic World offers financial support for Arabic translations of books currently showcased on our portal. To this end you will find all the relevant pen-portraits of authors, book reviews and sample passages available to you in Arabic, as well as in German and English.

more – the Goethe Institute‘s program for promoting literature – has provided funding for the translation of some 100 titles in the previous five focus- languages since 2004.

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Litrix Finale

Our current special-focus Arabic World 2015-2018 is coming to an end. To mark the occasion, we are delighted to invite interested publishers and editors to join us for an evening of discussion about the books chosen by our last jury, as well as all of the Litrix titles now eligible to receive funding for translations.

The deadline for applications is: 30 September 2018.