Istros Books recieves EU grant for 5 new titles and a rave report:)

Istros Books was awarded 100/100 by the EU Culture Fund for the relevance and quality of its proposal of 5 titles for translation and publication in 2013-2014. The report went on to outline the success of previous titles and PR strategies, as well as praising our efforts to promote quality literature in translation  on the English-speaking market:

”Given the circumstances of the UK book market….where only 4% of fiction books are translations…this project certainly reaches beyond national interests and enhances the knowledge of foreign literature to a great extent…”

”Istros Books is a small but very prosperous publishing house with great competence”

And what are the authors you can look forward to seeing published by Istros in the future? Well, there is more from the polemic Montenegrin writer, Andrej Nikolaidis, who already won himself a select fan base on his two visits to the UK earlier this year, due to his wit and intelligence; another European Prize for Literature winner – Jelena Lengold; the Serbian author and poet Maria Knezevic with a special kind of biographical novel, the ”certainly canonised and almost legendary Macedonian poet and writer” P. Andreevski….and last but not least – the Croatian playwright and poet, Matko Srsen, with his fantasy novel for young adults ”a Balkan contemporary to Harry Potter”


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