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The Icelandic Literature Center presents its Grassroot Grants for the tenth time - 6/23/17

Grassroot Grants are grants that support a budding author in publishing his or her first works and aim to encourage newcomers to keep on their chosen path.

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Office summer closing - 7/1/16

Due to summer vacations, the Icelandic Literature Center's office will be closed from July 3rd to August 1st.

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International 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 15 linguistic locatons will participate.

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Grants

Next application deadlines

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

1 October 2107: Translators in Residence

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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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