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

Fortranslators

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.

Fororganisers

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

August 01

Application deadline: NORLA's Translator Hotel

NORLA’s Translator Hotel is for translators from Norwegian only.

Read more in Norwegian

August 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction

Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for children’s and young adult’s picture books by Norwegian authors and illustrators.
Read more about the scheme here.

September 01

Application deadline: Sample translation of Norwegian literature

Publishers, agents and translators abroad and in Norway can apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations.
Read more here.

Translators of Norwegian literature may also apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations from books of interest. For translators, there are no application deadlines.
Read more (in Norwegian) here.

October 01

Application deadline: Translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction

Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian non-fiction here.

Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for the publication of Norwegian non-fiction containing a large number of illustrations or with exceptionally demanding technical production requirements.
Read more about the scheme here.

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

Selected Titles Spring 2022

Fiction

Non-fiction

Children and young adults

Fiction

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Johan Høst
The Nation’s Gambit

Non-fiction

Berg til verdens ende
Thomas Reinertsen Berg
To the Ends of the Earth: A History of Spices

Children and young adults

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Dino-ABC: Learn the alphabet with dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

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