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The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia awards grants for translations of contemporary literary works from Switzerland, with an eye to promoting cultural and linguistic diversity and helping Swiss authors reach larger audiences, both within the country and around the world.

New Books

The Bad Luck Catcher

Fabrice Hadjadj, illustrations by Tom Tirabosco
French, La Joie de Lire, Geneva, 2020
Publisher
La Joie de Lire, Geneva
Publication date
September 2020
ISBN
9782889085187
Translation rights
Carina Diez Solari, carina.solari@lajoiedelire.ch

A Lifetime to Write

Sylvie Neeman, illustrations by Albertine
French, La Joie de Lire, Geneva, 2020
Publisher
La Joie de Lire, Geneva
Publication date
March 2020
ISBN
9782889085095
Translation rights
Carina Diez Solari, carina.solari@lajoiedelire.ch

Mother. Diary of a Farewell

Nominated
Melitta Breznik
German, Luchterhand, Munich, 2020
Publisher
Luchterhand, Munich
Publication date
May 2020
ISBN
978-3-630-87506-4
Translation rights
Anna Webber, United Agents, awebber@unitedagents.co.uk

The Little Magic Table

Nominated
Roberto Piumini, illustrations by Antoine Déprez
Italian, Marameo, Gordola, 2020
Publisher
Marameo, Gordola
Publication date
December 2019
ISBN
9788890982941
Translation rights
Francesca Martella, marameoedizioni@bluewin.ch

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