Grants for poetry
The Flemish Literature Fund awards subsidies to foreign publishers to facilitate the publication abroad of work by Dutch-speaking Belgian poets, that was originally published by a Dutch or Flemish professional publishing house.
The following publications qualify for support:
- single-author poetry collections, written in Dutch by a Belgian poet and originally published by a Flemish or Dutch publishing house;
- anthologies of poems written by Dutch-speaking Belgian poets;
- anthologies of poetry in Dutch, written by Dutch and Flemish poets (together with the Dutch Foundation for Literature);
- texts by Flemish poets who are invited to attend an international poetry festivals, and who feature in brochures or appear on stage.
A poetry grant covers up to 100% of the translation costs and up to 25% of the production costs of a publication.
The application form is a fillable pdf file. You may need a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat to be able to fill it out.