NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

November 11-November 24

A new season at NORLA's Translator Hotel

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We look forward to welcoming four new translators of Norwegian literature to NORLA’s translator hotel at the Hotel Bondeheimen in Oslo.
Autumn will be the elecenth season of this popular scheme.

Read more about NORLA’s Translator Hotel and its former guests here.

November 30-December 09

NORLA and author Hanne Ørstavik to attend book fair in Guadalajara, Mexico


The book fair in Guadalajara is the largest in the Spanish speaking world − and on the whole, one of the most pleasantly enjoyable fairs. NORLA will this year again take part in the Guadalajara International Book Fair.
Please “contact us”: mailto: if you would like to schedule a meeting. You will find NORLA at the foreign rights centre, table 110.

Hanne Ørstavik is also invited to attend the book fair. Her novel Love (Amor) was published in Spanish by the publisher Antonio Vallardi editor in 2018, translated by Lotte Katrine Tollefsen.

December 04

Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for fiction

Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for fiction (for the consideration of applications for translation subsidies with deadline 15 November).

Read more about the translation subsidy here.

December 11

Book trade meeting in Moscow

On Wednesday, December 11, NORLA and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Moscow will be hosting a half-day seminar on Norwegian non-fiction aimed at Russian publishers, publishers and translators. The programme will give the Russian participants an introduction to the non-fiction field by NORLA, as well as presentations by authors Thomas Reinertsen Berg and Torbjørn Ekelund.

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway is Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website for information about the project, news and events.

Frankfurt 2019

Books from Norway provides you with information in English about Norwegian literature in all genres. The information is provided by rightsholders and NORLA.