For translators

NORLA’s translators hotel

APPLICATION DEADLINE for stay in October/November 2018 is 1 August

NORLA started in 2014 a pilot scheme for a translators hotel for translators of Norwegian literature. The scheme has been an unconditional success and has been renewed in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Sample translations

APPLICATION DEADLINES: For translators: none | For publishers/agents: 15 March and 15 September 2018

Publishers and agents abroad and in Norway can apply to NORLA for subsidies for sample translations from Norwegian books of interest.

Travel grants for translators, agents, publishers and the press

NORLA offers funding for travel to Norway for translators, agents, publishers and members of the press for meetings with Norwegian publishers, agents and authors.

Mentor Scheme


Starting in the spring of 2014, NORLA has the pleasure of being able to offer a special mentor scheme for translators of Norwegian literature.

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