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

Iceland is the Guest of Honor at the Gdansk Book Fair in March - 2/13/19 News

The Icelandic authors Hallgrímur Helgason, Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, Elísabet Jökulsdóttir and Sigríður Hagalín Björnsdóttir will be special guests of the festival.

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Icelandic Literature Center at The London Book Fair 2019! - 1/31/19 News

On March 12-14 we will be at the joint Nordic stand number 6F70, together with our sister organizations and some publishers from the Nordic countries. We look forward to seeing you there!

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BOOKS FROM ICELAND

Books from Iceland 2018

The Icelandic Literature Center selects annually a list of Icelandic books for promotion at book fairs and literature events abroad. 

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Grants

15.2.2019 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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15.2.2019 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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15.2.2019 Sample Translation Grants

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

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15.5.2019 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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Icelandic Writers

Icelandic writers talk about literature, writing, culture and nature.