About Litrix.de

Litrix.de 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 Litrix.de 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

Litrix.de 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.



Goethe-Institut Cairo, September 30, 2018
The Transparent Translator

On International Translation Day - also known as ‘Hieronymus Day’ - the translator Hebba Sherif will offer an insight into the craft and art of literary translation.


Litrix.de – 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.

Translations supported by Litrix.de