Residency fellowships April - December 2022

Sofia Literature and Translation House offers fellowship grants within different partnership programmes

The residency programme of Sofia Literature and Translation House provides opportunities for professional communication with Bulgarian literary and publishing field, with the audiences and cultural life in Sofia. The international residents are introduced to the literary and cultural scene in Sofia as well as to new professional contacts. The residents have access to art and cultural events in Sofia, to libraries and research centres, along with the possibility of tailored professional meetings with key figures and cultural organisations.

Additional information on the residency programme is available here

The current Open Calls for 2022 offer fellowship grants to eligible residents in three different programs: 
  For monthly residency stays between September 15 and October 15 2022

Eligible residents include translators of Bulgarian literature translating into the languages of the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro). The monthly fellowship is 800 Euro. Read more about the Translation in Motion residency fellowships here.

Application deadline: April 14 2022

The fellowships are provided with the support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
For monthly residency stays in the period April - Augist 2022 and November - December 2022

Monthly fellowships offered to international writers and translators of Bulgarian literature from all around the world, as well as short-term fellowships offered to international editors, literary agents, book publishers, literary managers, journalsts. The monthly fellowship is 800 Euro. 

Application deadline: 30 March 2022 

Fellowships are provided in cooperation with the National Culture Fund of Bulgaria. 


Fellowships for creative stay for writers, translators and book professionals from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. The applicants need to fill a residency application form available at the Traduki network website here. More information and guidelines are available here.

Application deadline: April 17 2022 

How to apply for a fellowship for 2022

Applicant eligible for any of the three fellowship opportunities are invited to send: 

The letter should outline your professional biography, the aims of your residency stay, preferred period of stay, list of publications, as well as any other information you find relevant. 

For inquiries and letters of interest, please, contact:
Veronica Petrova, project coordinator

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For a creative residency stay at Sofia Literature and Translation House and according to the Covid-19 restrictions, a vaccination certificate is required. 

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