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

New grants: Reader's Report Grants - 8/15/19 News

Publishers and agents outside of Iceland can apply. Next application deadline is 16 September.

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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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BOOKS FROM ICELAND


Grants

16.9.2019 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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16.9.2019 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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16.9.2019 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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16.9.2019 Sample Translation Grants

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

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16.9.2019 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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