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.


The Icelandic author Rán Flygenring has won the 2023 Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize for the picture book “Eldgos”. - 11/6/23 News

This year's winner has created an explosively visual picture book about how wild and uncontrollable nature affects humans. They skilfully weave image and text into a playfully humorous story about a motley crowd of tourists that encounters a volcanic eruption. 


Great authors from Iceland at Gothenburg Book Fair 2023 - 9/11/23 News

Sjón, Fríða Ísberg and Ævar Þór Benediktsson
are Iceland´s representatives at the Fair
and the Icelandic Literature Center will also be there


Frankfurt Book Fair will take place from 18 to 22 of October - 9/11/23 News

Please feel free to book a meeting at or drop by at the Icelandic stand, 4.1 B10