2021 Grant for the Publication of Taiwanese Works in Translation (GPT) Open Call Now!

(GPT) is set up by The Ministry of Culture to encourage the publication of Taiwanese works in translation overseas, to raise the international visibility of Taiwanese cultural content, and to help Taiwan's publishing industry expand into non-Chinese international markets.

Conditions for applying

    1. Applications must and can only be submitted by a foreign publishing house (legal entity) legally registered or incorporated in accordance with the laws and regulations of their respective countries.

    2. The so-called Taiwanese works must meet the following requirements:

      1. Use traditional characters;

      2. Written by a natural person holding an R.O.C. identity card;

      3. Has been assigned an ISBN in Taiwan.

i.e., the author is a native of Taiwan, and the first 6 digits of the book's ISBN are 978-957-XXX-XXX-X or 978-986-XXX-XXX-X.

    1. Applications must include documents certifying that the copyright holder of the Taiwanese works consents to its translation and foreign publication (no restriction on its format).

    2. A translation sample of the Taiwanese work is required (no restriction on its format and length).

    3. The translated work must be published within two years, after the first day of the relevant application period.

GPT 2021 is now call for submissions online (2021 April 1st – April 30th). For more information please visit the official website https://grants.moc.gov.tw/Web_ENG/https://reurl.cc/0DRbdA

Download: 2021-Grant for the Publication of Taiwanese Works in Translation (GPT) Application Guidelines