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About grants

Please note that no further sample translation grant, reader’s report grant or promotional grant applications are accepted this year. Applications […]

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New FILI Book Picks

FILI Book Picks are here again, featuring the season’s non-fictional gems! Enjoy! This video includes three topical non-fiction books: Juha […]

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Editors’ Week in December

FILI’s autumn season has been full of wonderful events and meetings. In December, we will be hosting foreign non-fiction publishers […]

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FILI Book Picks, Autumn 2022

We publish small videos presenting our top picks of Finnish literature. This season they are hosted by translator, spoken word […]

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New Translator-in-Residence Programme

You can now apply for a Translator-in-Residence Programme that we have in cooperation with Satama House in Ekenäs! The residency […]

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The nominees for the Fire Bearer Prize

The nominees for Aamulehti’s Tulenkantaja – Fire Bearer Prize have been chosen, warm congratulations to all the nominees! The prize, […]

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Almost 100 translators at the Helsinki Book Fair

At FILI’s invitation, more than 90 translation professionals who translate from Finnish or Finland Swedish will take part in the […]

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FILI at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Staff from FILI are eager to meet with you at the Frankfurt Book Fair from 19 to 21 October at […]

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FILI at the Gothenburg Book Fair

Director Tiia Strandén and international projects manager Päivi Haarala from FILI at the Gothenburg book fair, which is currently underway! Among […]

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Apply for a translator residency

There is still time to apply for the 2023 translator residency! The application period ends on September 18. Translators of […]

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FILI’s workshop for comic book translators

10 great foreign translators of Finnish literature for two days in Helsinki delving into the deliciously versatile offering of Finnish […]

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A new translator trainee at FILI

Janka Pajkos from Hungary has started as FILI’s new intern. Welcome!

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International Editors’ Week in Helsinki 29.8.-1.9.

The expected visit of foreign publishers to Helsinki organized by FILI starts tomorrow! During the week, respected publishers from Canada, […]

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Translators of poetry in Helsinki

12 translators of Finnish literature diving deep into translating poetry for four days in Helsinki under the training of Czech […]

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Applications to FILI’s Translator-in-Residence programme

FILI has its own residency programme for foreign translators of Finnish literature. The application period starts 23 August and deadline […]

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Poetry translation workshop, August 24-28

FILI’s fall season starts with the eagerly awaited poetry translation workshop on Wednesday, August 24! 12 translators from different parts […]

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FILI closed in July

We switch off our computers and mobile phones, FILI is closed for summer from 27 June to 31 July. Have […]

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The results of our spring application round are online

FILI’s advisory board had its meeting 14 June and the list of awarded grants is now on our website: https://fili.fi/en/grants/past-grants/

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Editors’ Week fellowship in Helsinki 6-9.6.2022

Next week FILI will host six publishers of children’s and young adult literature. Our guests are Lindy Andersen (Bonnier Forlag, […]

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