“Translators prevent words from becoming prisoners behind distant borders.” - 9.22.17


An amazing Translators' Seminar provided a wonderful venue for translators of Icelandic literature to strengthen bonds and establish new contacts. The translators met with colleagues from all over the world, Icelandic authors, academics, publishers and others with a genuine interest in Icelandic literature.

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Iceland's President awarded the honorary award, Orðstír, to Victoria Ann Cribb and Eric Boury for translations from Icelandic to foreign languages. - 9.21.17

The honorary award Orðstír was presented at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, on September 7th.

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Five Icelandic Authors Featured at the Göteborg Book Fair, September 28th to October 1st. - 9.14.17

Authors Bergsveinn Birgisson, Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl, Hildur Knútsdóttir, Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir and Steinunn Sigurðardóttir to participate in Book Fair events.

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30 translators from 17 linguistic locations participates in an International Translators' Seminar in Reykjavík - 9.6.17

The aim of this translators´ seminar to be held in Iceland is to strengthen the ties between translators working in various foreign languages and demonstrate to them how greatly their work is valued. Translators are important ambassadors of literature, bringing literary treasures to the multitudes.

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