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

Residential Grants offer translators proximity to Icelandic authors, language, and culture. The grants have been offered for 20 years! - 10/14/19 News

Sixty-five residential grants have been allocated to translators of Icelandic literature working into 18 different languages for a residency at the guest apartment in Gunnarshús, Reykjavik.

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Icelandic Works and Authors Extremely Well Received at the 2019 Gothenburg Book Fair - 10/14/19 News

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónsson, and Sigrún Eldjárn received a warm welcome at the Fair. Over the past eight years, 46 Icelandic writers have appeared at the Gothenburg Book Fair.

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We will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair and hope to see you there! - 10/15/19 News

Icelandic Literature Center will be at the Icelandic stand 5.0 B82 and you are welcome! 

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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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15.2.2020 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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Icelandic Writers

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