April 26-April 29 2018

Norwegian authors to Montreal and book trade event in Canada

Authors Morten A. Strøksnes, Torkil Damhaug and Heidi Sævareid will be guests at The Nordic Spring Literary Program at the Blue Metropolis Festival in Montreal, Canada. NORLA is also hosting a Norwegian-Canadian literary event on April the 26th, in partnership with the Norwegian Embassy, Livres Canada Books and the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival.

See the complete program here.

Visit the Blue Metropolis Festival’s website.

2018 blue metropolis festival canada

In the autumn of 2016, Norwegian literature was flagged in Canada, when two authors and HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit, among others, attended a seminar for the Canadian book industry.
The seminar was organised by NORLA in cooperation with our colleagues in Livres Canada Books.
Read more about the 2016 book industry seminar here.

Upcoming activities

September 28-October 1

Norway and NORLA at the Gothenburg Book Fair

NORLA will take part in the Gothenburg Book Fair, September 28– October 1. You will find us in the International Rights Centre, table G05.
Please contact Oliver Møystad if you would like to book a meeting.

For the first time in years there will be a Norwegian stand at the Book Fair, in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy in Stockholm, Voksenåsen and NORLA. Welcome to stand B05:60!

There will also be a range of events with Norwegian authors and literary players on different stages across the Book Fair, including at the stand. See the rich programme in its entirety here.

October 1

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.

October 2-October 10
Serbia - Belgrade

Focus on Norwegian and Nordic literature for young readers in Serbia

The Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University in Belgrade is organizing an exhibition of Nordic children’s and YA literature translated into Serbian from October 2nd to 8th. They are hosting several smaller events in connection with the exhibition, including panel discussions, book launches, and lectures for students. One of the collaborators is the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade.