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Translators´ Seminar to take place September 11th and 12th at Veröld – Vigdís´ House - 5/15/17

The seminars' programme is very varied and will consist of lectures and workshops at Veröld – Vigdís´ House, which is the newly inaugurated house of the The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, as well as meetings with authors, experts and other events. 30 translators from 18 linguistic locatons will participate.

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New logo for Icelandic Literature Center - 5/11/17

ILC-Wide-RGB

By graphic designer Oscar Bjarna and is to be used when The Icelandic Literature Center is acknowledged for a translation support.

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Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize 2017 - 4/6/17

Enginn sá hundinn by Hafsteinn Hafsteinsson and Úlfur og Edda: Dýrgripurinn by Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir.

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Grants

Next application deadlines

Sample Translation Grants, Nordic Translations and Translations from Icelandic: 15 September 2017

Translators in Residence: 1 October 2107

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Promotion and translations

Promotion and translations

The role of the Icelandic Literature Center is to support the publication of Icelandic works of literature and the publication of literary works translated into Icelandic. Its role is also to raise awareness of Icelandic literature, both within Iceland and abroad, and promote its distribution - as well as nurture literary culture in Iceland.

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BOOKS FROM ICELAND

Books from Iceland

The Icelandic Literature Center selects annually a list of Icelandic books for promotion at book fairs and literature events abroad. 

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