NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

January 16

Fellowship for publishers to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2019

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We have the pleasure of inviting international publishers, editors, sub-agents and scouts to apply for fellowship to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2019.

The fellowship program is arranged by NORLA in collaboration with the Norwegian Publishers’ Association, and is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Read more

January 16-January 18

NORLA to meet Nordic colleagues in Helsinki, Finland

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Representatives from NORLA’s staff will be attending a seminar with our Nordic colleagues, January 16-18.
The employees at the Nordic literary offices meet annually, and this year the meeting will take place in Helsinki, Finland.

We look forward to exchanging experiences and future plans with our colleagues!

The Nordic literary offices all administer The Nordic Council of Ministers’ funding scheme for the translation of literature and drama from one Nordic language to another. Read more about the scheme here.

January 23

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.

The event on Facebook.

February 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction containing a large number of illustrations or with exceptionally demanding technical production requirements.
Read more about the scheme here.

February 01

Application deadline: NORLA's Translators hotel spring 2019

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February 1 is the application deadline for translators of Norwegian literature regarding stays at NORLA’s Translators hotel spring 2019 (weeks 19-20, i.e. as of Monday May 6th through Sunday May 19th).
Please note that the offer is only available for translators who translate directly from Norwegian.

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have contributed towards the scheme.

Read more (in Norwegian) here.

March 01

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.

NOTE that agents and publishers in Norway can also apply to NORLA, for support for extended sample translations; made possible by funds from the Ministry of Culture as a step towards making Norwegian literature exports an industry.

Translators of Norwegian literature may also apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations from books of interest. For translators, there are no application deadlines.
Read more (in Norwegian) here.

March 12-March 14

NORLA to the London Book Fair

NORLA will be attending the London Book Fair at Olympia 10th-12th. April and, as before, we can be found at the Norwegian stand: 6F70.
We look forward to meeting both established and new contacts. Please contact us to book meetings!

April 01

Deadline: Nominate candidates for NORLA’s Translator's Award 2019

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NORLA annually hands out an award to a translator of Norwegian literature. The award is given for translations directly from Norwegian.
In 2019, the award will be given to a talented young translator of fiction as an encouragement towards continued efforts.

We would very much like to hear from you about deserving candidates!

April 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

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.

May 06-May 19

New season at NORLA’s Translators Hotel

We are looking forward to welcoming four new translators of Norwegian literature to NORLA’s Translators Hotel in Oslo, at Hotell Bondeheimen.
This spring is the tenth season of our popular programme.

Read more about NORLA’s translators hotel and previous guests here.

June 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction
Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction containing a large number of illustrations or with exceptionally demanding technical production requirements.
Read more about the scheme here.

August 01

Application deadline: Author and lecturer visits to institutions of higher learning abroad

NORLA administrates the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ scheme for travel grants for authors and lecturers who will visit institutions of higher learning abroad where instruction is given in the Norwegian language.
Read more here.

August 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

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.

September 15

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.

NOTE that agents and publishers in Norway can also apply to NORLA, for support for extended sample translations; made possible by funds from the Ministry of Culture as a step towards making Norwegian literature exports an industry.

Translators of Norwegian literature may also apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations from books of interest. For translators, there are no application deadlines.
Read more (in Norwegian) here.

October 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction
Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction containing a large number of illustrations or with exceptionally demanding technical production requirements.
Read more about the scheme here.

November 15

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

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.

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

www.booksfromnorway.com