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6. May, 2020 News : Grants allocated for translations into Icelandic from eight languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian and Spanish

Diverse writings translated into Icelandic by experienced translators. The picture shows few covers of previosly granted translations into Icelandic. 

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15. April, 2020 News : The Nordic Literature Export Organisations Launch New Initiative

With a temporary 50% guarantee of grants for translations the literature export organisations in the Nordic countries wish to encourage further exchange of literature and reinforce the support for translation of fiction, non-fiction and children's literature for the benefit of authors, translators, publishers and literary agencies.

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2. April, 2020 News : Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize

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

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15. April, 2020 News : Information regarding the coronavirus

For those who have been awarded travel grants or grants for translation of Icelandic literature

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14. April, 2020 News : Literary Prizes and Awards of 2019

Here are the awards and prizes granted last year where the pool was all published Icelandic books in various genres.

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2. April, 2020 News : Andri Snær, Kristín Eiríksdóttir & Bergur Ebbi at The Göteborg Book Fair this fall

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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18. March, 2020 News : “I wanted to open this world to my compatriots.”

Silvia Cosimini has translated over 70 Icelandic books into Italian, from Sagas to modern novels, and in conversation with Magnús Guðmundsson she talks about how this all started because she was the right person in the right time.

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10. March, 2020 News : New translations from Icelandic into several languages

Every week, The Icelandic Literature Center receives copies of Icelandic works of literature in foreign translations, courtesy of the translation grants allocated by the Center. Here you can see a diverse collection of book covers of some of the recently published translations. They are available at the National Library of Iceland!

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10. March, 2020 News : Books from Iceland 2020

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

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3. March, 2020 News : “Icelandic changed my life. The more I learned and read, the better I understood that this is my country.”

John Swedenmark is one of the most active translators of Icelandic literature into Swedish and in this interview with Magnús Guðmundsson he tells us about his first encounters with Icelandic, his love of poetry, and the importance of translation for literature.

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Grants allocated for translations into Icelandic from eight languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian and Spanish - 6. May, 2020 News

Diverse writings translated into Icelandic by experienced translators. The picture shows few covers of previosly granted translations into Icelandic. 

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The Nordic Literature Export Organisations Launch New Initiative - 15. April, 2020 News

With a temporary 50% guarantee of grants for translations the literature export organisations in the Nordic countries wish to encourage further exchange of literature and reinforce the support for translation of fiction, non-fiction and children's literature for the benefit of authors, translators, publishers and literary agencies.

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Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize - 2. April, 2020 News

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

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