NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

November 10-November 16

Eight Norwegian Names at the German Literature Festival "Stadt Land Buch"

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From 10.-16. November 2018 the twenty-seventh Stadt Land Buch Festival will take place in Berlin and Brandenburg. This year’s guest: The Nordic countries!

The eight Norwegian names in this year’s program are (top row, from the left): authors Gard Sveen, Øyvind Torseter, Ylva Østby and Hilde Østby, Ulrik Farestad, (bottom row, from the left): Erling Kagge, architect Reiulf Ramstad and author Ketil Bjørnstad.

Read more about the different events and authors below (in German):

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.

November 28-December 02

Maja Lunde and Alfred Fidjestøl travel with NORLA to the Moscow Book Fair

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This year NORLA is also participating with writers at the ‘Non/fiction’ Book Fair in Moscow.
From NORLA, senior adviser Dina Roll-Hansen will be attending. Contact us if you wish to arrange a meeting with NORLA

December 06

Book trade meeting in Copenhagen

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On Thursday, December 6th, a new book trade meeting for Danish publishers will be held at the Norwegian embassy in Denmark. The focus will this time be on children’s books.

December 13

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.

January 23 2019

Between Tradition and Experiment: Contemporary Norwegian Children's Literature Event Conversation

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Welcome to an evening dedicated to contemporary Norwegian children’s literature at the Nordische Botschaften / Felleshus at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Berlin!
23. January. 2019 — 19:00.

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