The Translation Funding Program (LitRI) for Excerpt and Synopsis

Updated: Jun 15

The Translation Funding Program (LitRI) for Excerpt and Synopsisis a program organized by the National Book Committee (KBN) together with the Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud).



LitRI opens a registration application for funding assistance for translation of EXCERPT AND SYNOPSIS in for Indonesian publishers. The funding are directed for titles of fiction, nonfiction, comic books and children's books. The application is open until 31 July 2019.

Translation of excerpt and synopsis this book aims to help the works of Indonesian writers. To make it easier and accessible for International publishers to read, review and purchase the translation or distributional rights of Indonesian literary works. The conditions for applicants:

  1. Participants in this program are publishers domiciled in Indonesia

  2. Books are translated into English

  3. Translation funds are left to translators (not publishers) accompanied by contracts between the Ministry of Education and Culture and translators

  4. The maximum number of footage translated is 30 double-spaced pages according to the Ministry of Education and Culture's standard provisions

  5. The translation results have been completed and submitted no later than October 31, 2019

Application submission requirements: Publishers fill out this form by including the following documents: 1. A copy of the contract between the publisher and the translator 2. CV translator which also including his works 3. Examples of translations and copies of original manuscripts, at least 3 pages Applications that pass the selection will be followed up with contracts between the Ministry of Education and Culture and the translators The fund will be given given after the translation is complete and the translator submits the translation results. Information and address: National Book Committee Secretariat Ministry of Education and Culture Building C, 11th Floor, Jln. Gen. Sudirman, Senayan, Jakarta 10270 contact@islandsofimagination.id #kbn #translationgrant #litri

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