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Children and Young Adult Books from Iceland at the Göteborg Book Fair 2016 

Five Icelandic authors of books for children and young adults will participate in the Seminar Program at the Göteborg Book Fair this year; Þórdís Gísladóttir, Snæbjörn Brynjarsson, Kjartan Yngvi Björnsson, Arnar Már Arngrímsson og Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir.
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Keeping Children's Books at the Centre of the Universe

The Bookseller Children's Conference Keeping Children's Books at the Centre of the Universe will be held in London 27th September, where British and Nordic publishers and editors of children and young adult books take part aiming for a fruitful collaboration and increase in publishing Nordic literature in Britain. 

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Nordic countries guest of honour at the Prague Book Fair 12-15 May 2016

Icelandic authors Sjón and Yrsa Sigurðardóttir are among 18 Nordic authors in the program. The Scandinavian House in Prague heads the #ReadNordic literature campaign focused on promotion of Nordic literature in the Czech Republic.

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Translators Residential Grants: 1 October 2016

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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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Promotional push for Icelandic literature in the Nordic countries

The Icelandic Literature Center has undertaken a three-year promotional push, aiming to increase the number of Nordic translations of Icelandic literature.

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