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Travel Grants

Flanders Literature supports both the production and the promotion of literature from Flanders abroad. When authors travel abroad to promote their translated work, Flanders Literature may pay for their travel costs.

Flanders Literature awards grants to foreign organisations that invite Flemish authors (writers, translators, illustrators, poets and graphic novelists) to events abroad that are closely linked to their literary activity. Such events may include readings, press presentations, festivals, book fairs, exhibitions, etc. Digital events are now also eligible for the travel grant. The maximum sum that can be awarded is € 600, of which € 100 goes to the author and a maximum of € 500 is used to either cover travel expenses or costs incurred in organising a digital event.

My Flanders Literature

Applications should be submitted through the online portal My Flanders Literature.

We have created a manual to guide you through the application process step by step. If you have any questions, chances are you will find the answers here. Please always follow the procedures described in the manual. If something is not clear, let us know!


Please submit your application at least six weeks before the event takes place. If you submit your application after the deadline, no financial support will be possible.

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