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Meet autumn’s ‘New Voices’

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From the top left corner, clockwise: Ingunn Thon (photo: Pernille Walvik), Monica Isakstuen (photo: Paal Audestad), Alfred Fidjestøl (photo: Agnete Brun), Linn Strømsborg (photo: Heidi Furre) and Thomas Reinertsen Berg.

Norway is Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2019. Bringing forth new literary voices internationally is an important goal of the initiative. NORLA has entered into the development program, New Voices, in collaboration with Talent Norway and the Norwegian Publishers’ Association. The program will create a space for highlighting areas of the rich literary underground.

In our announcement text to Norwegian publishing editors you will find all the details about the New Voices program.

Group 4 of New Voices consists of the following authors:

Monica Isakstuen
Read more at Oslo Literary Agency’s website

Thomas Reinertsen Berg
Read more at Northern Stories’ website

Alfred Fidjestøl
Read more at Hagen Agency’s website

Ingunn Thon
Read more at Oslo Literary Agency’s website

Linn Strømsborg
Read more at Cappelen Damm’s Agency’s website

During the autumn, the five participants will be offered courses and training in Oslo, and also the opportunity to put it into practice at festivals and book fairs. The participants will be provided with individual programs and will meet translators, publishers and audiences; in cities such as Gothenburg, Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto, Frankfurt, Madrid and Moscow.

Read more

Read more about the New Voices-scheme and previous participants here.

All information about the Frankfurt 2019 project is to be found here.

Photos:
From the top left corner, clockwise: Ingunn Thon (photo: Pernille Walvik), Monica Isakstuen (photo: Paal Audestad), Alfred Fidjestøl (photo: Agnete Brun), Linn Strømsborg (photo: Heidi Furre) and Thomas Reinertsen Berg.