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The Norwegian book industry

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 2016 all of 7,682 new titles and editions were published by Norwegian publishers that are members of the Norwegian Publishers Association.
(See the 2016 statistics, only available in Norwegian, here).

Literary agencies are: Cappelen Damm Agency, Gyldendal Agency, Hagen Agency, Oslo Literary Agency, Stilton Agency, Northern Stories, Winje Agency, A. Nicolaissen Agency and Immaterial Agents.

Click here for contact details to Literary Agencies in Norway.