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Overseas Publication Grants

 

2018.05.30

 

Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA) requests yourinterest and participation in our "Overseas Publication Grants," a project that promotes export of Korean publications to overseas markets.

 

1. Project Overview

• Purpose :

upport the overseas publication of outstanding Korean works in order to lay the groundwork for a "Korean Wave" in the publishing industry.

 

• Summary :

Provide partial grants to overseas publishers that have published or will publish Korean works in 2018 under acopyright agreement with a Korean publisher.

 

2. Project Details

 

Category

Details

Eligibility

Overseas publishers that imported a copyright of a Korean book Publishers who have published or will publish in 2018; must be able to submit a dummy book(temporally bound book)

※ Publishing must be completed by October 31, 2018.
※ Dummy books must have 50% or more of the entire book including cover.

Application & Selection

Twice per year (Application deadline : End of April & July;
Recipient selection : Middle of May & August)

Grant

2,500USD per title (lump-sum payment after publication).
※ For book series, funding granted for up to 3 books.

 

3. Application

• Period

- 1st round : March 7, 2018 (WED) - May 7, 2018 (Mon)
- 2nd round : May 21, 2018 (Mon) - July 30, 2018 (Mon)

 

• Required documents

① Application form (KPIPA template)
- Fill out the form available on the KPIPA website www.kpipa.or.kr.
② A copy of the copyright contract and translation contract
③ A dummy book (in a PDF format; 50% or more of the entire book including cover)

 

• Method: Submit via e-mail.

- E-mail: kbookcenter.kpipa@gmail.com
- Point of contact: Overseas Business Team (☎ +82-63-219-2767)

 

4. Selection Criteria

• Integrated assessment based on quality, prospects in overseas markets,and detailed publication plan.

 

5. Grant Process

• Selection result notified individually

- 1st round: At the middle of May
- 2nd round: At the middle of August

 

• Sign an agreement on publication support

- In accordance with the agreement, the copyright page must state thatthe book received support from KPIPA.
(※For published books, attach any adhesive label or sticker insteadand add the statement afterward on the second edition)

 

• Submit final report(KPIPA template) and published books

- Books should be published by October 31, 2018.
- Submit three years of annual reports (2018-2020).
· Reports are expected to include information about results which bookstoressell the books and critical and popular reviews of the books.

 

• Provide grants

 

6. Others

• Submitted documents and books will not be returned.

• A book that does not have a clear overseas publication contract maybe removed from the candidate list, and the responsibility for allissues that may arise from the removal shall lie on the publisher.

• Books that have received or are to receive publication support fromother Korean organizations such as the Literature Translation Instituteof Korea and the Korea Creative Content Agency are not eligible.
When confirmed that a book has obtained multiple grants with sameconditions, such restrictions as agreement cancelation and fundingwithdrawal may happen even after the signing of the agreement.

• Funding may not be provided if the selected book is published andsubmitted late without any justifiable reasons and if the final reporton publication does not lay out full details.

• This announcement is subject to change depending on the circumstances.

 

President, Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea

 

 


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