NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

October 21

NORLA to the Swiss festival Literaturtage Zofingen

Andrine Pollen will take part in the festival Literaturtage Zofingen in Switzerland to present Norway’s Guest of Honour-project at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019.
Georgia is this year’s Guest of Honour in Frankfurt, and also in Zofingen. Read more (in German) here.

October 22-November 04

A new season at NORLA's Translator Hotel


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 ninth season of this popular scheme.

October 23-October 24

NORLA and author Torkil Damhaug to Innovation Norway's press events in Zürich and Hamburg

Innovation Norway (Innovasjon Norge) will be hosting events for their press contacts in Zürich October 23 and in Hamburg October 24. Topics on the agenda are literature and culture. Author Torkil Damhaug has been invited to give a talk on Norway as an exciting destination for culture tourists. And NORLA’s Andrine Pollen will present Norway’s Guest of Honour-project ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019.

November 01

Application deadline: Project support for participation in the literature program for Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

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A prerequisite is that the project applied for must be tied with a German partner, and must take place in Germany in 2019.

Read more.

November 09-November 13

Translator’s seminar in Japan

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NORLA will be hosting several events in Japan, in cooperation with the Norwegian embassy in Tokyo, and the universities of Osaka.

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.

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