NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

NORLA

July 01-July 31

NORLAs offices are closed for summer holidays

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At NORLA our summer holiday begins on Monday, 2 July.
The office will open again on Wednesday, 1 August.

NORLA would like to thank you all for a pleasant collaboration so far this year.

We wish you a wonderful summer – and hope to see you in the autumn!

Looking for books to read this summer?
See a selection of Norwegian books recently published in English here.
Or, if you happen to read Norwegian, you may find reading tips from us at NORLA here.

August 01

Application deadline: Author and lecturer visits to institutions of higher learning abroad

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NORLA administrates the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ scheme for travel grants for authors and lecturers who will visit institutions of higher learning abroad where instruction is given in the Norwegian language.
Read more here.

August 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

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Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for children’s and young adult’s picture books by Norwegian authors and illustrators.
Read more about the scheme here.

August 01

Application deadline: NORLA's Translators hotel autumn 2018

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August 1 is the application deadline for translators of Norwegian literature regarding stays at NORLA’s Translators hotel autumn 2018 (weeks 43-44, i.e. as of Monday October 22nd through Sunday November 4th).

September 15

Application deadline: Sample translation of Norwegian literature

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Publishers, agents and translators abroad and in Norway can apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations.
Read more here.

NOTE that agents and publishers in Norway can also apply to NORLA, for support for extended sample translations; made possible by funds from the Ministry of Culture as a step towards making Norwegian literature exports an industry.

October 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

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Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction containing a large number of illustrations or with exceptionally demanding technical production requirements.
Read more about the scheme here.

November 15

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

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Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for children’s and young adult’s picture books by Norwegian authors and illustrators.
Read more about the scheme here.

Norwegian authors abroad