The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has allocated up to 400,000 euros in funds to promote Italian books abroad through translations.
Any foreign publisher who, between June 1st and September 25th 2020, has sealed a foreign rights agreement or option with an Italian publisher to translate one of their works into their language can benefit from the grants, amounting to a max. of 4,000 euros each. The amount will vary depending on the number of pages of the book and attention will be given to the literary or scientific quality of the work. Furthermore, the book must be authored by an Italian writer and have already been published in Italy in print format at the time of the request.
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