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Jón Kalman Stefánsson, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir & Áslaug Jónsdóttir participate in The Göteborg Book Fair this Fall - 6/15/18

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The Göteborg Book Fair will be held September 27th to 30th this year and Icelandic authors and Icelandic literature will feature prominently at the fair.

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The Minister of Culture presented The Icelandic Literature Center's Grassroot Grants on a sunny day - 6/13/18

Grassroot grants are awarded annually, with the aim of supporting publication of the work of newcomers on the writing scene and encouraging them to further endeavours.

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Kristín Ómarsdóttir receives The May Star poetry prize for her book of poems, Kóngulær í sýningargluggum - 6/13/18

Kristín's body of work includes poetry and novels, short stories and plays and she has received numerous awards for her writing.

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Next Application Deadlines

15 September 2018: Translation Grants, Nordic Translations, Sample Translation Grants & Travel Grants for Authors

1 October 2018: Translators Residential Grant

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BOOKS FROM ICELAND

Books from Iceland 2018

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

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Icelandic Writers

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

Video produced by Promote Iceland.

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