The Norwegian book industry
Facts and figures
See facts and figures on the Norwegian book market here (2018).
Publishers and agencies
The largest publishing houses in Norway are Cappelen Damm, Gyldendal, Vigmostad & Bjørke and Aschehoug. Other key publishing houses in the Norwegian book industry are Oktober, Pax, Universitetsforlaget, Kagge and Samlaget.
In Norway one also finds a rich abundance of small presses and growth in the number of newly established publishers. In 2018 all of 6,601 new titles and editions were published by Norwegian publishers that are members of the Norwegian Publishers Association.
(The statistics are only available in Norwegian, see details for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014).
See member publishers in the Norwegian Publishers Association here.
Click here for contact details to Literary Agencies in Norway.