News from NORLA

Translators programme at Lillehammer 23 – 26 May 2023

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As in previous years, NORLA would like to invite translators of Norwegian literature to Lillehammer in connection with the Norwegian Festival of Literature. For up to ten participants, NORLA will cover travel expences, board and lodging from Tuesday 23 until Friday 26 May. It is possible to extend the stay at your own expense.

The participants will be able to take part in the festival’s rich programme at their own leasure. They are also invited to participate in program events of our international  fellowship program: introductions to outstanding children’s and young adults authors and illustrators from Norway, plus an introduction to Norwegian children’s literature and book industry. We are also invite our participants to a kick-off for Norway as Guest of Honour at Bologna Book Fair in 2026.
Translators may also have meetings with literary agents in the Rights Centre at the hotel. The Rights Centre is a collaboration with the Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer.

The scheme can only be applied for by those who translate directly from Norwegian.

Application deadline: Tuesday 7 February 2023, at 12.00 (CET).
Please read more and apply here (in Norwegian)

About the festival here (in Norwegian)

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

booksfromnorway.com

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website Norway2019.com for information about the project.

Frankfurt 2019