Residential Grants for Translators

Application deadline is 1 October 2021

Application deadline: 1 October annually.

Grants for translators of Icelandic literature, who translate directly from Icelandic.

The application form is available 4 weeks before the next application date. APPLY

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), 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 2021 for year 2022. The application form is available 4 weeks before the next application date. APPLY

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.

  • Gunnarshus-vinnuadstada
  • Gunnarshus-eldhus
  • Gunnarshus-matarkrokur
  • Svefnherbergi
  • Gunnarshus-sofi