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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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Icelandic Literature Center will be at the London Book Fair 2016

We will be at the Nordic stand number 6F70. Please contact us through islit@islit.is to schedule meetings. We look forward to meeting you there!

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Icelandic nominations for the Nordic Council Literature Prizes 2016

Guðbergur Bergsson and Elísabet Kristín Jökulsdóttir nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize and two debutants, Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir and Arnar Már Arngrímsson, nominated for the Nordic Children and Young People's Literature Prize 2016.

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Grants

Grants

Next application deadlines:

Travel grants: 15 September 2016

Translation grants: 15 September 2016

Nordic translation grants: 15 September 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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SPECIAL PROJECTS

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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