Previous activities

October 1 2015

Application deadline for translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

We would remind foreign publishers of the possibility to apply for translation subsidies through NORLA for the publication of Norwegian books.
Read more about NORLA’s translation subsidies and how foreign publishers can apply.

October 1 2015

Awarding of NORLA’s Translator’s Award

During the celebration in Oslo of St. Hieronymus Day, International Translation Day, we will announce the winner of NORLA’s Translator’s Award.

October 1 2015

Deadline for NORLA's causerie competition

Please note that the competition is open only for those who translate directly from Norwegian.

September 29 2015-October 2 2015

Karl Ove Knausgård in Germany

Meet Karl Ove Knausgård on tour, presenting volume five of his My Struggle-series. The novel is translated into German by Paul Berf and published by Bertelsmann through translation subsidy from NORLA.

September 26-September 27 2015

Lars Mytting in the UK

Meet Lars Mytting, the author of one of the greatest non-fiction publishing successes in Scandinavia ever: the non-fiction book Norwegian Wood (original title: Hel ved, 2011). In 15 months, over 200 000 copies of the book were sold in Norway and Sweden. And foreign rights are sold to several countries.

September 24-September 27 2015

NORLA to attend the Göteborg book fair

This year’s Book & Library Fair in Göteborg is underway and you will find NORLA at the International Rights Centre, at tables 63 and 64.
Contact us if you would like to schedule a meeting.
See NORLA’s selected titles here.

September 24 2015

NORLA to publishers meeting in Madrid

The Norwegian embassy in Madrid is organizing, in cooperation with translators Cristina Gomez Baggethun and Bente Teigen Gundersen, a publishers meeting on the theme of Norwegian literature for children and young people. From NORLA, Senior Advisor Dina Roll-Hansen will attend.

September 10 2015

Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for fiction

Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for fiction (for applications for translation subsidies with deadline 1 August).

September 7-September 20 2015

Third season of NORLA’s translators hotel

At NORLA we are pleased about the overwhelming response to our offer of stays at the translators hotel for translators who translate directly from Norwegian. This autumn four lucky applicants have been awarded two-week stays simultaneously in Oslo at Hotell Bondeheimen. This will be the translators hotel’s third season.

August 26-August 30 2015

NORLA at the Beijing Book Fair

For the second year in a row NORLA is taking part with a joint Nordic stand at the Beijing book fair, in collaboration with our sister organizations from Sweden and Denmark. You will find us at stand no. E2.H28.
Please contact us if you would like to schedule a meeting.

August 1 2015-December 31 2015

NORLA’s activities, autumn 2015

The book autumn has now arrived and at NORLA we are looking forward to everything that will take place in the coming months.

June 17-June 21 2015

Seoul International Book Fair has unfortunately been cancelled!

The Seoul International Book Fair is cancelled due to precautions regarding the ongoing virus epidemic.
For the first time, NORLA was to attend Seoul International Book Fair, along with authors Tom Egeland, Kari Stai and Arne & Carlos. Knitting is extremely popular in South Korea, and Arne & Carlos were even announced as guest authors by the book fair.

June 2-June 3 2015

Translators seminar in St. Petersburg

In collaboration with the university and Consulate General in St. Petersburg, NORLA is organising a translators seminar 2−3 June at the Norwegian University Center in the city. Norwegian authors Jon Øystein Flink and Geir Pollen will take part. NORLA’s Director Margit Walsø and Senior Adviser Dina Roll-Hansen also participate in the seminar.

June 2 2015

Norwegian Explorers - a seminar at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj

Meet Jan Erik Holst and Robert Ferguson, in addition to Prof. dr. Corin Braga, Norwegian Embassador Tove Bruvik Westberg and Prof. dr. Sanda Tomescu Baciu.

The two films “Ragnarok” and “Frozen Heart” will also be shown as part of the seminar.

May 25-May 31 2015

The Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer

NORLA will be at the Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer May 25-31.