News from NORLA

News from NORLA

Norwegian books in translation published so far this year (31 August 2015)

2015-09-09
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As of 31 August 2015, NORLA has received 251 Norwegian books that have been published in a total of 45 languages through NORLA’s (and in the Nordic region: The Nordic Council of Ministers’) translation subsidies.

Third season of NORLA's translators hotel

2015-09-07
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On September 7, NORLA had the pleasure of welcoming four new translators to Oslo for the third season of our translators hotel at Hotell Bondeheimen:
Marina Heide (French), Anastasia Naumova (Russian), Daniela Stilzebach (German) and Paul Russell Garrett (Canadian).

NORLA’s translators hotel: The success continues

2015-09-01

NORLA started in 2014 a pilot scheme for a translators hotel for translators of Norwegian literature. It was an unconditional success and therefore renewed also in 2015, with both a Spring and an Autumn season.

Winners of Norwegian-Chinese Translation Competition 2015 announced

2015-08-31
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During the Beijing International Book Fair the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing announced the winners of their translation competition (launched in May):

2nd Prize Winner: Mr. Shao Zhibing
3rd Prize Winners: Mr. Kim Jarle Wroldsen and Ms. Zhou Yuan
4th Prize Winner: Mr. Liu Lingxuan.
(No 1st Prize Winner were chosen).

NORLA offers its warmest congratulations to the four winners!

Prestigious translation prize to Dr. Sanda Tomescu Baciu

2015-08-11
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Dr. Sanda Tomescu Baciu was recently awarded the prestigious Romanian Eta Boeriu prize for the translation of the novel “Vizionare” (original title: “Visning”) by Lars Saabye Christensen. She was given prize on July 2 2015, at the Cluj Branch of the Writers’ Union of Romania.

Arne Svingen wins the French/Belgian Prix Libbylit Romans Ados 2015

2015-08-11

Arne Svingen has won the prestigious French/Belgian book prize for children and YA, the Prix Libbylit Romans Ados 2015 for his novel “The Ballad of a Broken Nose” (Sangen om en brukket nese). And NORLA offers its warmest congratulations!

The book is translated from the Norwegian by Aude Pasquier and published by Magnard Jeunesse through a translation grant from NORLA.

Read more about the book here.

More about Arne Svingen here.

NORLA’s activities for the autumn 2015

2015-08-10
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The book autumn has now arrived and at NORLA we are looking forward to everything that will take place in the coming months.
You will find all details here.

NORLA Proudly Presents: Selected Norwegian Titles Spring 2015

2015-06-23
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Take a look at our selected titles for the spring of 2015 here.

Norwegian books in translation published so far this year (15 June 2015)

2015-06-19
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As of 15 June 2015, NORLA has received 204 Norwegian books that have been published in a total of 41 languages through NORLA’s (and in the Nordic region: The Nordic Council of Ministers’) translation subsidies.

Causerie competition for translators of Norwegian literature

2015-06-17
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NORLA is repeating the success from the translation festival Oversatte Dager (Translated Days) of 2013 and once again invites translators of Norwegian literature to take part in our causerie competition. Please note that the competition is open only for those who translate directly from Norwegian.

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.

www.booksfromnorway.com