IDA Program 2021

THIRD EDITION

Uruguay XXI and the National Directorate of Culture (DNC) present the IDA Program, an initiative seeking to promote exports of contemporary Uruguayan literature by supporting the translation, promotion, and distribution of works by Uruguayan authors.

 

  

For whom is the program intended?

   

Support modalities with non-reimbursable funds:

  

LINE A

Literary works

Up to USD 2,500 per work.

This award is for foreign publishers who wish to publish, in any language other than Spanish, a book in any genre, previously published in Uruguay and by a Uruguayan writer.

   

LINE B

National playwriting and publishing incentives

Up to USD 3,300 per play.

This award is for foreign publishers who wish to publish, in any language other than Spanish, the work of a Uruguayan playwright that has previously been published or premiered and performed publicly.

 
 

  

  

LINE C

Excerpts or chapters of literary work and catalogs

Up to US$250 per work.

Uruguayan publishers and authors with established companies, with work already published in the country, may receive support to translate excerpts or promotional catalogs into English.

   

LINE D

Support for audiobook production

Up to USD 1,000 per work.

Uruguayan publishers or authors with established companies may access this award for the adaptation of a work to audiobook format. The work must have been published previously and belong to a Uruguayan writer.

  
 

  

APPLICATION DEADLINES

   

Applications will be received from November 8, 2021 through a rolling system.

Applications will be evaluated on a monthly basis until the funds foreseen for each award are exhausted. Applications will be received until the 20th of each month, and the decisions will be released within the first 10 days of the following month, while allotted funds last.

   

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2020

BITTER LEMON

"Crocodile Tears"

by Mercedes Rosende
CHARCO PRESS

"The Rooftop"

by Fernanda Trías
GIUNTI - BOMPIANI

"A curator´s Selection from Gathered Poetry (1949-2015)"

by Ida Vitale
LA NUOVA FRONTIERA

"The City"

by Mario Levrero
L'ATINOIR

"The Car"

by Carlos Rehermann
ROCANOVA

"Não sonhar flores - Selected Poetry"

by Ida Vitale
L'ATINOIR

"The Book of Disobedience"

by Rafael Courtoisie

2019

EDIZIONI WORDBRIDGE

"Rag Bear"

by Horacio Cavallo
LIT EDIZIONI

"I Will Leave No Memory. The Enigma of the Count of Lautréamont"

by Ruperto Long
EDIZIONI ARCOIRIS

"The Withered Armchairs"

by Felipe Polleri
MUSICAOS EDIZIONI

"The Second Death of Negro Varela"

by Mauricio Rosencof
MILIEU EDIZIONI

"Hit Me, I Like It"

by Lalo Barrubia