Reader's Report Grants

Application deadline is 15 February 2021

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.

Publishers and agents from outside Iceland can apply for a reader's report grant to get professional opinion on adult or children's/YA fiction or non-fiction books, published in Iceland in Icelandic, they are considering publishing.

Applicants must state which books they are commissioning reports on, and who will be writing the report. 

The reader's report should be send to the Icelandic Literature Center no later than 6 months after the evaluation.

The following documents must be attached:

  • A presentation of the reader 

Application deadline is annually on 15 February and 15 September. Application forms are available online, four weeks before the deadline, and are being processed within 6 weeks.