For agents and publishers

Travel grants for Norwegian authors and lecturers to attend festivals, book launches/author presentations abroad

NORLA offers funding for book launch trips and author presentations abroad.
NORLA has also been commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to administrate a limited annual amount to be allocated to Norwegian authors who have been invited to festivals or conferences abroad.

The funding will normally cover airline tickets (economy class).

Applications must be sent by the organiser from the foreign country at least one month ahead of the planned event, by using the application form (below).
Applications are processed year-round (no deadline).

Information about funding awarded by NORLA shall appear in the information about the event, along with NORLA’s logo (download it here).

After the event the organiser shall send a short report to NORLA with a summary of the event, the number of participants, etc. and preferably also photos (please use the form below).

Other funding available
NORLA also administrates funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Norwegian authors/lecturers travelling on visits to institutions of higher learning abroad where the Norwegian language is taught.
For more information (in Norwegian), please click here.