Current calls

See also general information About the program 
 

Sofia Literature and Translation House offers two types of creative stays:


We welcome residents who:

Interested in a creative residency stay at Sofia Literature and Translaton House?

If interested in taking a writer's or translator's residency, please, send us:

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 at veronicapetrova.et.npage.org

Applications for residents are reviewed by the Literature and Translation House's Advisory Council. Application by international translators of Bulgarian literature are considered a priority. 

Application deadlines 

Letters of interest for the residency program in 2022 are accepted all year round but the application should be sent no later than three months prior to the expected period of stay. The deadlines for applications for residency fellowships differ for the fellowship types (see below). 

Residency fellowships 2022

Each year Next Page Foundation and its partners offer fellowship grants to cover living expenses in Sofia. Fellowship opportunities are regularly announced at our News section.  

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 residencies are part of the Translaton in Motion project co-funded by 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
veronicapetrova.et.npage.org

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