News from NORLA
During the celebration of the Patron Saint of Translators, St. Jerome, in Oslo, NORLA announced the recipient of its Translator’s Award 2013. This year’s winner is Dana Caspi. With her extensive translation of Norwegian literature into Hebrew since 1996, she has made considerable contributions to the dissemination of Norwegian fiction.
Among the Norwegian authors Dana Caspi has translated into Hebrew are Ingvar Ambjørnsen, Lars Saabye Christensen, Jostein Gaarder, Jan Kjærstad, Hanne Ørstavik, Per Petterson, Sigrid Undset, Kjell Askildsen, Jo Nesbø, Karl Ove Knausgård, Gaute Heivoll, Roy Jacobsen, Gabi Gleichmann og Tore Renberg.
We at NORLA send our warmest congratulations to Dana Caspi!
We are happy to congratulate the two winners of NORLA’s causerie competition for translators:
1. Prize: Karolina Drozdowska (Poland)
2. Prize: Aude Pasquier (France).
They will perform their causeries at the festival ‘Translated Days’ (Oversatte dager) in Oslo, at the House of Literature, March 1 and 2.
Read more on Karolina Drozdowska
(in Norwegian) here.
Read more on Aude Pasquier
(in Norwegian) here.
On September 27th, during the celebration of the Patron Saint of Translators, St. Jerome, NORLA announced the recipient of its Translator’s Award 2012.
NORLA is pleased to announce that 2011 saw a substantial increase in the number of applications for translation subsidies. We received a total of 398 applications, out of which 383 were granted support for the translation of Norwegian books into 42 different languages.
During the French book fair Salon du Livre NORLA’s Translator’s Awards were awarded by Norway’s ambassador to France, Mr Tarald Brautaset. The 2010 award for the translation of Norwegian Non-Fiction is awarded Loup-Maëlle Besançon, and the 2011 award for the translation of Norwegian fiction is awarded Céline Romand-Monnier. NORLA warmly congratulates these two eminent French translators!
In 2010 NORLA received an overwhelming number of applications for translation grants, setting an all time high of 351 applications. 329 applications were granted translation subsidies for translation into 45 different languages.
See the complete list below for details of all grants.