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 Dutch.
See also the bibliography by Raf de Saeger Noorse auteurs in Nederlandse vertaling 1741-2018. Een bibliografie (Norske forfattere oversatt til nederlandsk 1741-2018. En bibliografi).
It contains information on more than 1,500 Norwegian titles translated into Dutch, plus information on approx. 400 Norwegian authors. (Extended edition).

Norwegian and Nordic literature translated into English.

Norwegian crime fiction translated into English.

Norwegian literature translated into Italian.

Norwegian literature translated into Czech.

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.

Read a selection of Norwegian poetry in English and German

As part of the Norwegian Guest of Honour project at the Frankfurter Buchmesse we introduced the series “Poem of the Week” / “Gedicht der Woche”, with one poem every week throughout 2019.
Read the poems here either in English or in German

Norwegian poems in English are also available at the website Poetry International (although not recently updated)

And for a selection of Norwegian poetry in German, visit Lyrikline.de

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 our upcoming events around the world here.

For Norwegian literary and cultural events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland during Norway’s Guest of Honour year, 2019, click here – and even more info in German here.

Norwegian literary events in the UK.

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway is Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website Norway2019.com for information about the project, news and events.

Frankfurt 2019

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

www.booksfromnorway.com