NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

February 26

Application deadline: Fellowship in Oslo 2024: Adult fiction

NORLA invites foreign publishers, editors, and scouts of adult fiction to apply for our fellowship program, which this year will take place in Oslo from June 4th – 7th.
Application deadline is Monday, February 26, 2024, at 12.00 (CET).

March 1

Application deadline: Sample translation of Norwegian literature

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

March 12-March 14
United Kingdom

NORLA at the London Book Fair

Our Senior Adviser Oliver Møystad and Dirctor Margit Walsø will be attending this year’s London Book Fair.
Please contact Oliver in advance, should you like to book a meeting. NORLA is present at table D 102 in IRC.

On Wednesday March 13, Margit Walsø will take part in a panel discussion titled “ENLIT: Supporting Literary Translation Across Europe”, at the book fair’s Literary Translation Centre, 16:30 – 17:15.

March 21-March 24

Eight Norwegian authors and NORLA to Leipzig Book Fair

Are you going to the book fair in Leipzig this year? If so, you will be able to meet a big team of Norwegian authors, as well as NORLA. Welcome Halle 4, Stand C305!
All eight Norwegian authors participating have recently published their book in German:

April 1

Application deadline: Translation subsidy and Production subsidy

Please note that there are new application deadlines in 2024, with three deadlines in total, for Norwegian books in all genres:
1 February, 1 April and 1 November

April 8-April 11
Italy

NORLA to the Bologna Book Fair

NORLA is once again looking forward to participating in the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy, where the Norwegian book industry will be assembled on one stand. (Stand no. TBC).
Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting.

May 1

Deadline: Nominate candidates for NORLA’s Translator's Award 2024

NORLA annually hands out an award to a talented emerging translator of Norwegian literature. The award is given for translations directly from Norwegian as an encouragement towards continued efforts.
The 2024 award will be given to a translator of non-fiction.

June 4-June 7
Oslo, Norway

Fellowship in Oslo 2024: Adult fiction

NORLA invites foreign publishers, editors, and scouts of adult fiction to apply for our fellowship program, which this year will take place in Oslo from June 4th – 7th.
Application deadline is Monday, February 25th, 2024, at 12.00 (CET).

September 1

Application deadline: Sample translation of Norwegian literature

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

November 1

Application deadline: Translation subsidy and Production subsidy

Please note that there are new application deadlines in 2024, with three deadlines in total, for Norwegian books in all genres:
1 February, 1 April and 1 November