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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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The largest number of grants for translation of Icelandic literature are into Danish, Macedonian and Czech - 5.14.18

60 grants awarded for translation of Icelandic literature into 29 languages, in the first allocation round of two for this year.

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