The contest is for publication of contemporary Bulgarian novel in English language.

All candidates should be Bulgarian citizens with at least one published novel.
Each writer can apply with one translated excerpt from a novel.
In order to apply, please send:
• Minimum 30, maximum 50 pages from your novel (Times New Roman, 12 pt, double space);
• Biography (maximum 300 words);
• Synopsis (maximum 1500 words);
All materials should be in English language.
Closing date: 20 September 2010
Please submit your applications by e-mail to Milena Deleva, EKF’s director, at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The results will be announced by the end of November 2010.
The approved translation will be published by Open Letter Books by the end of March 2011. The review panel will consist of international publishers.