NORLA offers a range of funding schemes, all with an aim of promoting the translation of Norwegian books.


NORLA has several funding schemes designed to encourage translation of Norwegian fiction and non-fiction books. We also have funding schemes for competency-raising for translators. Read more here.

Foragents and publishers

Agents and publishers working with translations of Norwegian literature can apply for a number of NORLA’s funding schemes. Read more about all our schemes here.


Organisers of festivals and conferences can apply for funding to invite Norwegian authors and lecturers to their events. This also applies to universities offering instruction in Norwegian language-related subjects. Read more here.

NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature

December 22-January 01 2019

Holiday hours at NORLA

At NORLA we will close for the Christmas holiday Friday afternoon, December 21.
The office will reopen on Wednesday, January 2.

We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

January 16 2019

Fellowship for publishers to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2019

We have the pleasure of inviting international publishers, editors, sub-agents and scouts to apply for fellowship to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2019.

The fellowship program is arranged by NORLA in collaboration with the Norwegian Publishers’ Association, and is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Read more

January 23 2019

Between Tradition and Experiment: Contemporary Norwegian Children's Literature Event Conversation

Welcome to an evening dedicated to contemporary Norwegian children’s literature at the Nordische Botschaften / Felleshus at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Berlin!
23. January. 2019 — 19:00.

The event on Facebook.

NORLA selects Norwegian books of current interest for book fairs and literature events.

Selected Titles Autumn 2018



Children and young adults


Stranger leksikon om lys og mørke hd
Simon Stranger
Keep Saying Their Names


Ytreberg kapp hjertestein hd
Espen Ytreberg
Cape Heartstone: The Story of Nita Kakot Amundsen, Camilla Carpendale and Roald Amundsen

Children and young adults

Lunde snososteren hd
Maja Lunde
The Snow Sister

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