New translations

Jaan Kaplinski

Walaɣ tafukt seg usfaɣlu

Tolmust ja värvidest. Ma vaatasin päikese aknasse (Poetry, Berber)

Transl: Hamza Amarouche
Published by Oxygen Publishing House, 2018, pp. 56

Andrei Ivanov

Hanuman’s Travels

Путешествие Ханумана на Лолланд (Novels, English)

Transl: Matthew Hyde
Published by Vagabond Voices, 2018, pp. 410

Kristiina Ehin

Péarlaí Corraigh

Luulet ja lühiproosat (Short stories, Irish Gaelic)

Transl: Aogán Ó Muircheartaigh
Published by Coiscéim, 2018, pp. 152

Kai Aareleid


Linnade põletamine (Novels, Finnish)

Transl: Outi Hytönen
Published by Kustantamo S&S, 2018

Kai Aareleid

Русская кровь

Vene veri (Novels, Russian)

Transl: Vera Prohorova
Published by Eesti Kultuurikeskus, Vene entsüklopeedia, 2018, pp. 221

Indrek Koff

oi suomi on

Eestluse elujõust: hüsteeriline traktaat (Poetry, Finnish)

Transl: Mika Keränen
Published by Keropää, 2018, pp. 69

Viivi Luik


Varjuteater (Novels, German)

Transl: Cornelius Hasselblatt
Published by Wallstein, 2018, pp. 272

Andrei Ivanov

Kourallinen tomua

Горсть праха (Novels, Finnish)

Transl: Jukka Mallinen
Published by Aviador, 2018, pp. 250

August Gailit

Toomas Nipernaadi

Toomas Nipernaadi (Novels, English)

Transl: Eva Finch, Jason Finch
Published by Dedalus, 2018, pp. 378


The British Council, in partnership with the London Book Fair, the Estonian Literature Centre, Writers’ and Translators’ House, Latvia and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announced the authors representing the three Baltic Countries for the Market Focus Cultural Programme at The London Book Fair 2018, taking place 10–12 April. 


There is great news for translators into Norwegian. The Traducta programme of the Estonian Cultural Endowment has received a generous bestowal of 150 000 Euros to support translations of Estonian literature into Norwegian, Icelandic and Danish languages. 


Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be the market focus countries at the London Book Fair in 2018. ELIC, together with the Estonian Publishers’ Association will be responsible for the market focus cultural programme in London. Preparations and negotiations are in full progress.


Translators of Estonian literature from all over the world will gather to a seminar in Käsmu from 17 to 21 of June, 2016.


Upcoming London Book Fair will be announcing the market focus countries for 2018: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania together as an entity of The Baltic Countries presenting their three uniquely different literatures and cultures.


ELIC news feed and new Estonian titles in translation are on Facebook. You will find us under the name "Eesti kirjanduse keskus".


Mihkel Mutt will be on stage twice during the upcoming London Book Fair, on April 13 and 14.
On the occasion of the LBF the Estonian Embassy is welcoming international publishers and other guests at the Hospital Club Oak Room in London on Monday, 13 April at 6pm.
British journalist Edward Lucas and Estonian writer Mihkel Mutt will be discussing literature, language and history in a discussion moderated by Rosie Goldsmith.


ELIC has completed a huge international project arranged in co-operation with the Estonian Association of Designer Bookbinders: a volume of 8 young Estonian poets in 8 languages has been artistically bound by 115 artists from 19 countries. All these pieces of art are on display at the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design until May 10, 2015.


Estonia was present with a stand introducing a selection of latest titles at the Gothenburg Book Fair held from September 25 to 28, 2014.


Estonia was again proudly and loudly represented at the Helsinki Book Fair.


Dalkey Archive Press (USA) will be releasing the 2015 edition of Best European Fiction on November 26, 2014.

Walker on Water is the new English language short story book by Kristiina Ehin introduced to the American audience by the author and her spouse during their tour in California in October 2014. >>
Birk Rohelend represented Estonian poetry in a Transpoesie 2014 event: visual, slam and e-poetry in Brussels on October 23. >>

Two Estonian writers were on stage at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the frame of Finnland. Cool-program.


Andrus Kivirähk is awarded with the most prestigious French prize for speculative fiction for his novel „The Man Who Spoke Snakish“.

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