Icelandic Literature Center

The role of the Center is to raise awareness of Icelandic literature, both in Iceland and abroad, and to promote its distribution.

News

Office summer closing - 6/29/20 News

Due to summer vacations, the Icelandic Literature Center's office will be closed in July. 

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A list of active translators from Icelandic into several languages on our website! - 6/24/20 News

Literary translators from Icelandic into several foreign languages can be found on the website, together with information about their education, career and selected translations.

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Literary greetings from Iceland - 6/19/20 News

If you have any questions, or would like further information on Icelandic literature, writers, publishers or grants, we would love to hear from you!

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Grants

15.9.2020 Translation Grants from Icelandic

The fund is open to foreign publishers wishing to publish a work translated from Icelandic.

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15.9.2020 Travel Grants

Icelandic authors, foreign publishers or organisations arranging events can apply for travel grants for Icelandic authors travelling to promote their works abroad.

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15.9.2020 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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15.9.2020 Sample Translation Grants

Publishers, agents, translators and authors may apply for sample translations grants of Icelandic literature into foreign languages.

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