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

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónasson & Sigrún Eldjárn at The Göteborg Book Fair - 6/21/19 News

The Göteborg Book Fair will be held September 26th to 29th and like previous years, Icelandic authors and Icelandic literature will feature prominently at the fair. 

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Icelandic Publishers Strengthen Ties to Swedish Colleagues in Stockholm - 6/27/19 News

Publisher exchanges between Iceland and Sweden took place for the first time in June of this year. 

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We Wish You a Nice Summer! - 6/27/19 News

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

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Grants

15.9.2019 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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15.9.2019 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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15.9.2019 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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15.9.2019 Sample Translation Grants

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

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15.9.2019 Reader's Report Grants

Publishers and agents from outside Iceland may apply for a reader's report grant to get professional opinion on Icelandic books. 

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