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

Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize - 4/2/20 News

Icelandic nominations: Villueyjar (E. Kingdom of the Islands) by Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir & Egill spámaður (E. Egill) by Lani Yamamoto.

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Andri Snær, Kristín Eiríksdóttir & Bergur Ebbi at The Göteborg Book Fair this fall - 4/2/20 News

The Göteborg Book Fair will be held September 24th to 27th and like previous years, Icelandic authors and Icelandic literature will feature prominently at the fair. 

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Books from Iceland 2020 - 3/10/20 News

Selected titles of fiction, non-fiction, children & YA, crime fiction and also information about Icelandic literature and grants.

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BOOKS FROM ICELAND


Grants

15.5.2020 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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15.9.2020 Translation Grants from Icelandic

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

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15.9.2020 Nordic Translation Grants

Translations from Icelandic into other Nordic languages only.

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15.9.2020 Sample Translation Grants

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

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