Previous activities

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.

May 21-May 23 2015
United States

Norwegian-American literature festival in New York

NORLA is also contributing funding to a Norwegian-American literature festival being organised in New York to take place 21−23 May.

May 6 2015
United States

Book event in New York in conjunction with launch of Knausgård’s "My Struggle IV"

Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle IV will be launched in San Francisco and New York in the beginning of May. Knausgård is also on the PEN Festival programme in New York. NORLA’s Senior Adviser Andrine Pollen will participate in several of the scheduled sessions.

May 6-May 8 2015

Translators seminar in Istanbul

In collaboration with the Norwegian embassy in Ankara, NORLA will present for the first time a seminar in Istanbul for translators from Norwegian to Turkish!

May 4-May 5 2015

NORLA to attend Nordic children’s book seminar in Denmark

Together with its Nordic sister offices NORLA is arranging a children’s book seminar to take place 4−5 May at Schæffergården in Copenhagen, Denmark. The purpose of the seminar is to strengthen the exchange and translation of literature for children and young people between the Nordic languages. Editors, researchers, critics and others from all of the Nordic countries will attend. The seminar is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

April 22-April 25 2015
Czech Republic

Ivo de Figueiredo in the Czech republic

Ivo de Figueiredo will visit Brno (April 22) and Prague (April 25), on the occasion of the launch of the Czech translation of his critically acclaimed book Henrik Ibsen. The Man and the Mask.

April 16-April 19 2015

Gunnar Staalesen, Herbjørg Wassmo and Stian Hole in France

Meet Gunnar Staalesen, Herbjørg Wassmo and Stian Hole at Les Escapades littéraires, in Draguignan.

April 14-April 16 2015
United Kingdom

NORLA to the London Book Fair

NORLA will take part in the London Book Fair at Olympia, and you will find us at the Nordic stand; 6F70. We are looking forward to meeting both contacts of old and new!
Please don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule meetings!

March 31 2015-July 1 2015

NORLA’s activities for the second quarter of 2015

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!

March 30 2015-April 2 2015

NORLA attends children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy

NORLA attends children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy. You may meet Margit Walsø or Dina Roll-Hansen at our stand 30 C 18.

See NORLA’s selection of Norwegian titles for children/young adults spring 2015 here.

Read more about the fair here.

March 30 2015-April 7 2015

NORLA's offices are closed for Easter until Tuesday April 7

We wish everyone a Happy Easter, with lots of good books!

March 21-March 27 2015

Gert Nygårdshaug attends Le Salon du livre and Quais du Polar

Gert Nygårdshaug will travel to France and Belgium on the occation of the launch of his book Himmelblomsttreet in French. He will attend debates, book signings, and two book fairs: Le Salon du livre in Paris and Quais du Polar in Lyon.

March 12-March 15 2015

Leipziger Buchmesse

Norwegian authors and NORLA attend Leipziger Buchmesse, Germany.
Read more about the Nordic forum at the bookfair (in German) here

Read more about the book fair here

February 25 2015

Meeting of NORLA’s committee of experts for non-fiction

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.