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

Chronicle 2019; An eventful and productive year for the Icelandic Literature Center - 1/15/20 News

Numerous interesting events and successful collaborations within the literary scene both at home and abroad marked the passing year.

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Many thanks for a great year! We look forward to new adventures - 12/20/19 News

Many thanks to all we've had the pleasure of working with.

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Nominations for the 2019 Icelandic Literary Prize - 12/2/19 News

15 titles have been nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize in three categories. The prize will be awarded by the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, in the beginning of 2020.

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BOOKS FROM ICELAND


Grants

15.1.2020 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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17.2.2020 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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17.2.2020 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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17.2.2020 Sample Translation Grants

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

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17.2.2020 Reader's Report Grants

Publishers and agents from outside Iceland can apply for a reader's report grant to get professional opinion on Icelandic books they are considering publishing.

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Icelandic Writers

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