NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

April 23

Physical book trade meeting in Iceland

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Physical book trade meeting with screening of NORLA’s selected title films.

Organized by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Reykjavik.

April 28

Digital book trade meeting in Poland

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Digital book trade meeting focusing on non-fiction. NORLA’s selected title films films will be screened.
Speed dating with Norwegian agents.

Organized in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Warsaw.

May 01

Deadline: Nominate candidates for NORLA’s Translator's Award 2021

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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 2021, 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!

May 12

Digital book trade meeting in Great Britain

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Digital book trade meeting focusing on children’s and young adults’ literature. NORLA’s selected title films. will be screened.
Speed dating with Norwegian agents.

Organized in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in London.

May 17

NORLA's offices are closed May 17

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NORLA’s offices are closed Monday May 17, due to Norway’s Constitution Day.

We wish everyone a Happy 17th of May!

May 19

Digital book trade meeting in Finland

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Digital book trade meeting focusing on non-fiction. NORLA’s selected title films will be screened.
Speed dating with Norwegian agents.

May 24

NORLA's offices are closed until Tuesday May 25

NORLA’s offices are closed until Tuesday May 25, due to Whitsun holiday.

May 25

Translator's webinar

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Webinar for translators of Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson’s book Tapestries of Life (original title: På naturens skuldre) with the author present.

May 26-May 28

Digital Fellowship: Lillehammer Rights 2021

2021 norsk litteraturfestival

Are you a Nordic publisher, editor, sub-agent or scout who is interested in publishing and working with Norwegian literature?

We are still living in a pandemic situation, which makes it difficult for us to invite you to The Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer and the brand new right’s centre: Lillehammer Rights.
Ahead of the deadline April 15, we encouraged you to register your interest for the digital Lillehammer Rights 2021 and save the dates 26-28 May.

If accepted, you will get the opportunity to meet with Norwegian literary agents and NORLA and get a taste of the literary life in Lillehammer!
More information to follow.

Read more about The Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer

June 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

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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.

June 02

Digital book trade meeting in Greece

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Digital book trade meeting with a focus on Norwegian fiction.
Screening of NORLA’s selected title films.

Organized in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Athens.

June 08

Digital trade meeting in The Netherlands

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Webinar focusing on fiction with screening of NORLA’s selected title films.

Organized in collaboration with translator Paula Stevens and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in den Haag.

June 09-June 10

Webinar for Russian translators

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On June 9, the participating translators meet Siri Pettersen, who will present her authorship. Also on the programme is Alexander K. Lykke, a linguist and Associate Professor at Østfold University College (HiØ). He has been a consultant for Pettersen and also for the TV-series «Beforeigners» (original title: Framvandrerne). The two will take part in a literary conversation about their collaboration.

On June 10, the programme includes lectures and discussions by Russian translators who share their experiences of translating fantasy books. In addition, there will screening of NORLA’s selected title films.

Organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Moscow.

June 15

Application deadline: Extended sample translation of Norwegian literature

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Literary agents and publishers in Norway can 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.

Read more here (in Norwegian only).

August 01

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.

September 15

Application deadline: Sample translation of Norwegian literature

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

October 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

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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

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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 21

Norwegian authors to Switzerland

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Jørn Lier Horst, Hanne Ørstavik, Erik Fosnes Hansen, Erika Fatland and Anders Indset are invited to “Norwegian Day” in Kunsthaus Zürich on Sunday 21 November. The theme for this year’s Norwegian Day is “TIME: past – present – future”.
Read more here (in Norwegian only).

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

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website Norway2019.com for information about the project, news and events.

Frankfurt 2019