Newsletter 15

The Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) 's foreign rights staff wish you an inspiring, interesting and international 2011!

In this newsletter we look forward to the International Comics Festival in Angoulême, traditionally the first fair in our diary. You will also read how the FLF is having to make cuts (again) this year and about the implications this has for the subsidy regulations. There is good news, too, though: Andreas Ecke was recently awarded the Else Otten Prize in Berlin and Tom Lanoye's 'Sprakeloos'  (Speechless) has just been published in French.


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German translator Andreas Ecke wins 'Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2010'
The Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2010 has been awarded to the German translator Andreas Ecke. Every two years, the Flemish Literature Fund and the Dutch Foundation for Literature crown the best literary translation of a Dutch novel into ...
Angoulême pays tribute to Flemish comics
Just like in 2009, the Flemish Literature fund (FLF) continues to pay attention to the success of Flemish comic novels at the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d'Angoulême. The Flemish comic book will receive a prominent place from January 27 till January 30 20111 in the French capital ...
French translation of Tom Lanoye's 'Sprakeloos'
'La langue de ma mère', the French translation of the Flemish author Tom Lanoye's novel 'Sprakeloos' (Speechless) was published at the beginning of January. The title is being published by the Parisian publishing house La Différence with support from the Flemish Literature ...
Change in foreign subsidy levels 2011
The economic crisis has also affected the Flemish government's budget and our operational resources. For the second year in a row, the Flemish Literature Fund has to make cuts. For 2011 we are therefore obliged to amend a number of subsidy regulations for supporting foreign publishers and ...
  The Flemish Literature Fund, an autonomous governmental institution, has been active since 2000 to promote Flemish literature in Belgium and abroad. The principal instruments of its foreign policy are information, documentation and grants (for translation, travel and production).
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