New translations

Leelo Tungal

Товарищ ребенок и папа

Naisekäe puudutus ehk Seltsimees laps ja isa (Novels, Russian)

Transl: Gennadi Muravin
Published by KPD, 2019, pp. 206

Maarja Kangro

Фруктовый дракон

Puuviljadraakon (Children's, Russian)

Transl: Nelli Abašina-Melts
Published by Aleksandra, 2019, pp. 30

Emil Tode


Mõõt (Poetry, Finnish)

Transl: Katja Meriluoto
Published by Parkko, 2019, pp. 90

Kätlin Kaldmaa

Izlandon ​nincsenek lepkék

Islandil ei ole liblikaid (Novels, Hungarian)

Transl: Mónika Segesdi
Published by Gondolat, 2019, pp. 300

Indrek Hargla

Apteekkari Melchior ja Gotlannin piru

Apteeker Melchior ja Gotlandi kurat (Novels, Finnish)

Transl: Jouko Vanhanen
Published by Into, 2019



Lühiproosa (Short stories, Hungarian)

Transl: Krisztina Korencsi, Nóra Kőhalmy, Krisztina Lengyel Tóth, Virág Márkus, Bence Patat, Mónika Segesdi, Viktória Tóth
Published by Észt Intézet - Pluralica, 2018

Ilmar Taska

Pobeda 1946

Pobeda 1946 (Novels, Latvian)

Transl: Lelde Rozite
Published by Jumava, 2019, pp. 249

Kätlin Kaldmaa

Būt sliktai meitenei ir dievīgi

Halb tüdruk on jumala hea olla (Children's, Latvian)

Transl: Maima Grīnberga
Published by liels un masz, 2019, pp. 125


喚發舞動之樹葉 : 五十四首描繪香港風景的俳 (Estonian: Chinese)

Tantsisklevail lehtedel ta keerleb (Poetry, Chinese)

Transl: William Lau
Published by Allikaäärne, 2019, pp. 152

A. H. Tammsaare

Rakastin saksalaista

Ma armastasin sakslast (Novels, Finnish)

Transl: Juhani Salokannel
Published by Aviador, 2019, pp. 290

Estonian authors will be on stage at the Leipzig Book Fair 21 to 24 March 2019. Estonian books can be found at the Estonian stand H4 D307. >>

ELIC will be present at the upcoming London Book Fair 12 to 14 March 2019. You will find us at the Estonian stand 5D 135b.


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. >>
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