Translators in Residence

Next application deadline is 1 October 2018

The Icelandic Literature Center and The Writers´ Union of Iceland offer residency grants for translators of Icelandic literature, who translate directly from Icelandic. 

Applicants selected will be granted two to four weeks stay in Gunnarshús (The Writers' residence in Reykjavík) in 2019, except for June-August. The grant consists of travel expenses (flight), housing and a sum of ISK 30.000. pr. week - to cover living expenses during the stay. 

Deadline for next applications is 1 October 2018. The application form is available here as an online application 4 weeks before the next application date.

Once you have submitted the application

You will be informed of the committee's decision no more than 6 weeks after the deadline. Once all cases from the same deadline have been completed, the result is sent out by email.