Norwegian literature online

Below we are offering a selection of links to websites about Norwegian literature in different languages.
Links to websites in Norwegian may be found here.

If you have any tips on other useful pages, we would very much appreciate hearing from you.

Translations of Norwegian literature

Visit Flickr to see all book covers of Norwegian books translated through translation grants from NORLA and/or The Nordic Council of Ministers (since 2011).

Norwegian literature translated into French.
News on Norwegian literature in French.

Norwegian literature translated into Dutch.
See also the bibliography by Raf de Saeger Noorse auteurs in Nederlandse vertaling 1741-2012. Een bibliografie (Norske forfattere oversatt til nederlandsk 1741-2012. En bibliografi).
It contains information on 1,500 Norwegian titles translated into Dutch, plus information on approx. 400 Norwegian authors.

Norwegian and Nordic literature translated into English.

Norwegian crime fiction translated into English.

Norwegian literature translated into Italian.

Norwegian literature translated into Czech.

Norwegian literature translated into Finnish.

Information on Norwegian literature

Here you will find NORLA’s brochure on Norwegian literature (at the bottom of the page).

More information on the Norwegian book industry is available here.

Information on Norwegian and Nordic female authors.

Information on Norwegian literature and culture in German.

Information on Norwegian literature in Japanese.

Read a selection of Norwegian poetry in English

We recommend a visit to the website of Poetry International (although not recently updated).

Norwegian short stories

At Words Without Borders you will find a great selection of Norwegian short stories/prose in English.

Norwegian literary events abroad

See NORLA’s calendar of upcoming events around the world here.

Norwegian literary events in the UK.

Books from Norway provides you with information in English about Norwegian literature in all genres. The information is provided by rightsholders and NORLA.