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14 November 2022

CEPELL – New Call for Proposals 2022

Call for Proposals “For the translation and dissemination of Italian books and reading abroad by Italian authors”

The Call for Proposals is aimed at Italian publishers interested in promoting the translation of books and the reading abroad of Italian authors, also through or in collaboration with Italian schools and the network of Italian Cultural Institutes and their libraries, with the aim of disseminating Italian works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature, in order to enhance our culture at an international level.

All types of works are eligible, with the exception of school publications, which have already been published in Italian at the time of the publication of the Call for Entries.

Translations will be admitted into all foreign languages, with priority for works in translation into English, French, Spanish and German.

Project proposals, accompanied by all the required documentation, must be completed and sent exclusively online, through the new Centre for Books call platform, no later than 13:00 on 30 January 2023.

The call for applications, which refers to the financial year 2022, has been prepared pursuant to Interministerial Decree no. 61 of 17 February 2022 on the “National Action Plan for the promotion of reading referred to in Article 2, paragraph 1, of Law no. 15 of 13 February 2020, for the years 2021-2023”.

Information and/or clarifications on the Call and the procedure can be requested, within 5 days from the deadline of the Call, by writing exclusively to the following e-mail address: c-ll.bandotraduzioni@cultura.gov.it.

For requests and any problems, on the other hand, of a technical-informatics nature relating to data entry on the platform, it is possible to write only to c-ll.bandi@cultura.gov.it or to contact the Technical Office by telephone at the numbers 06/32389338 and 06/32389332 only and exclusively during the scheduled assistance hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00.

c-ll.bandotraduzioni@cultura.gov.it