NORLA

January 01 2015-March 31 2015

NORLA’s activities in the 1st quarter 2015

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This spring, NORLA’s staff look forward to attending several book fairs, events and literary festivals around the world. See detailed list below.
Feel free to contact us to schedule a meeting!

JANUARY

17-18 January – The authors Nils Nordberg and Trude Teige will along with NORLA attend the Crime Writers festival, New Dehli, India. Read more about the festival here

19-25 January – NORLA will also attend the Jaipur BookMark/Jaipur Literature festival in India.
Read more about the festival here.
And read more about Norwegian literature projects in India in recent years here. * LINK

And read about the Norwegian participation in last year’s festival here

21-23 January – NORLA will meet Nordic colleagues, Torshavn, The Faroe Islands.
The employees at the Nordic literary offices meet annually, and this year the meeting will take place in Torshavn at the Faroe Islands.

26-30 January – German-Norwegian-German translators’ seminar in Berlin.
In this unique event a group of translators working from Norwegian to German will meet with a group working from German to Norwegian in a whole week of in-depth translation work! The seminar is arranged by translators Ebba Drolshagen and Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel, both well known in NORLA-circles, and Elisabeth Beanca Halvorsen, who translates from German to Norwegian.
Oliver Møystad from NORLA, who also translates from German, will be present at the seminar.
Read more about the seminar (in German) here

29 January-1 February – Norwegian comic book artists and NORLA will attend the Angouleme international comics festival, France.
Read more about the festival here
And more about the participating Norwegian artists here

FEBRUARY
1 February: Application deadline for NORLA’s translation subsidy regarding non-fiction titles
Foreign publishing houses, also in the Nordic region, may apply for translation subsidies from NORLA for the publication of Norwegian books.
Read more on how to apply here

It is now also possible to apply for production subsidies from NORLA for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction books containing a large number of illustrations and Norwegian picture books for children.
Read more about NORLA’s production subsidies here.

2-4 February – Simon Stranger and NORLA will attend the Nordic children’s book conference in Stavanger.
Read more about the conference (in Norwegian) here.

24 February – Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for non-fiction (for applications for translation subsidies with deadline 1.2.).
“Read more about the translation subsidy here.

MARCH
12-15 March – Norwegian authors and NORLA attend Leipziger Buchmesse, Germany.

30 March-2 April – NORLA attends children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy. Read more about the fair here.

See NORLA’s activities for the second quarter 2015 here.