Translation Fund for Literature
The Australia Council’s Translation Fund for Literature contributes up to $5,000 towards the cost of translating Australian works of creative writing, with two funding rounds available each year.
About the program
International publishers may apply for a contribution towards the translation of Australian works of creative writing such as fiction, poetry, writing for children and young people, graphic novels, and narrative non-fiction (defined as autobiography, biography, essays, histories, literary criticism or analytical prose).
- Funding is available to contribute to the translator’s fee and/or author’s advance only.
- Australian publishers may also apply to support Australian translators producing foreign language works for local publication.
- Amount: Contributions of $5,000 per successful applicant are available.
Further information on eligibility, selection criteria, assessment and more is available on the Australia Council website along with answers to Frequently Asked Questions.