Books from Uruguay is a programme created in 2012 by the Creative Industries Office (DICREA) of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
Its aim is to promote works by Uruguayan authors at international publishing market level with the sale of publication and translation copyright through a literary agent.
Was launched in July by part of Collection Andanzas publisher house Tusquets, "El pincel y el cuchillo" by the Uruguayan author Felipe Polleri, represented by literary agent from Books from Uruguay. With an initial run of 2000 copies to be distributed at the United...read more
Closure for the second call for proposals for the Programme supporting the translation of Uruguayan literary works
On Thursday, June 30, will be the closure for the second call for proposals for the Programme supporting the translation of Uruguayan literary works. For more...read more
The Programme supporting the translation of Uruguayan literary works assign first-ever subsidies. Will be awarded the funding amount for the translation of four works of national authors. These are: "¡Alemania, Alemania!" by Felipe Polleri; "Más allá" by Horacio...read more
Uruguay will be present at Guadalajara International Book Fair, from November 28 to December 6, 2015. Stand NN22 of the International Pavilion, also literary agent from the programme can be found at the table number 36 of the Salón de Derechos.read more
During the Frankfurt Book Fair, was signed the contract for “Un monstruo de mil cabezas” by Laura Santullo, published in 2013 in the collection Cosecha Roja (casa editorial HUM / Estuario editora) for their publication in Indonesia by publishing house Marjin Kiri....read more
In the last Book Fair in Frankfurt, the book "Our recipes of all time. Home Cooking and Traditional Uruguayan Cuisine” by Hugo Soca and Diego Velazco (editorial Aguaclara) was winner of the third prize "Gourmand Awards - Best of the Best" for Latin America.read more