News from NORLA

News from NORLA

Anne Lande Peters - November's translator of the Month

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Our translator of the month for November is Anne Lande Peters from Norway. She translates into Japanese and will be an important contributor when NORLA and Norwegian writers arrive in Japan this week for three different literary events (read more here).
Anne is also one of the translators participating in the “Ibsen in Translation” project by the Centre for Ibsen Studies at the University of Oslo.

Natalia Ivanychuk awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit

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This past spring, Ukrainian translator Natalia Ivanychuk was decorated with the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit in rank of Knight, class I in recognition of her impressive work promoting Norwegian literature in Ukraine.
She received the order from the Norwegian Embassador, Mr. Ole T. Horpestad, during an event at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv in June.

Ninth season of NORLA's Translators Hotel

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Today, NORLA had the pleasure of welcoming four new translators to Oslo for the ninth season of our translators hotel at Hotell Bondeheimen.
The four translators are:

Highlights: Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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What a wonderful week!

We are looking back on days filled with exciting meetings and events at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018. After Sunday’s Handover Ceremony, Norway officially is Guest of Honour.
See pictures below for highlights of our week and interesting people we met.

Frank Zuber – October’s translator of the Month

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Our translator of the month for October is Frank Zuber from Germany, who is a highly engaged ambassador for Norwegian literature in Germany, in several genres.

During the Frankfurt Book Fair, Frank was awarded NORLA’s Translator ’s Award for 2018 by Norway’s Culture Minister, Trine Skei Grande. He has received the award for his efforts in translating Norwegian non-fiction.
(More about the award here).

Read more about Frank here.

NORLA's Translator’s Award for 2018 goes to Frank Zuber

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On October 11th, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, NORLA’s Translator’s Award for was awarded for the 13th time – presented on this occasion by Norway’s Minister of Culture, Trine Skei Grande.

Lots happening later in the Autumn - not least in Frankfurt!

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Here you will find details on a l l of our upcoming events.

NORLA’s book tips for International Translation Day

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We at NORLA want to showcase the crucial work translators do, and this week we will be celebrating the patron saint of translators, St. Hieronymus. Even though our task is promoting Norwegian literature, we like to use the occasion of “Hieronymus day” to recommend good books that have been translated well into Norwegian.
Thank you to all the translators out there who make the worlds literature available to us!

We have had an energetic start to the Autumn book season

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See our pictures that prove it here!

NORLA Presents: Selected Norwegian Titles Autumn 2018

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We invite you to take a closer look at our selected titles for the autumn of 2018 here.

You may also find selected titles in different genres, so called “Highlights”, also from previous years, here.

External news

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