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Nominations for the 2017 Icelandic Literary Prize - 12/8/17

15 titles have been nominated for the 2017 Icelandic Literary Prize in three categories: fiction, non-fiction and literature for children and young adults.

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The Christmas Book Flood - A Beloved Icelandic Tradition - 12/11/17

Christmastime is just around the corner, which means that Icelandic publishing houses release hundreds of new titles onto the Icelandic book market, commencing a unique tradition known as the Jólabókaflóð, or the Christmas Book Flood. 

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Next application deadlines

15 January 2018: Travel Grants for Icelandic Authors

15 February 2018: Translations from Icelandic, Nordic Translations & Sample Translations

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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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Icelandic Writers

Icelandic writers talk about literature, writing, culture and nature.

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