21. February, 2020 News : Nominations for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020

Bergsveinn Birgisson and Fríða Ísberg are nominated, on behalf of Iceland, for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020.

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7. February, 2020 News : The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, presented the 2019 Icelandic Literary Prize at Bessastaðir the Presidential Residence

The winners are Sölvi Björn Sigurðsson, Bergrún Íris Sævarsdóttir and Jón Viðar Jónsson.

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11. February, 2020 News : See you at The London Book Fair!

Icelandic Literature Center will be at the joint Nordic stand, number 6F70. To book a meeting please email to islit@islit.is.

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10. February, 2020 News : Author Visits Promote Literary Engagement Among Students

Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Sigríður Hagalín Björnsdóttir & Kristín Helga Gunnarsdóttir were chosen by the schools in this first round.

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7. February, 2020 News : NordLit is a network of Nordic literary centers collaborating to boost visibility and distribution of Nordic literature

Each January, employees of the Nordic literary centers convene in one of the countries capitals in rotation.

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15. January, 2020 News : Chronicle 2019; An eventful and productive year for the Icelandic Literature Center

Numerous interesting events and successful collaborations within the literary scene both at home and abroad marked the passing year.

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20. December, 2019 News : Many thanks for a great year! We look forward to new adventures

Many thanks to all we've had the pleasure of working with.

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20. December, 2019 News : Season's Greetings and A Happy New Year

We send booklovers all over the world our best season's greetings!

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4. December, 2019 News : Nominations for The Women's Literature Prize (Fjöruverðlaunin)

Nine books by Icelandic female writers are nominated for The Women's Literature Prize 2020 in three categories; Fiction, Non-Fiction and Children & YA. 

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2. December, 2019 News : The Christmas Book Flood - A Beloved Icelandic Tradition

Christmastime is just around the corner, which means that Icelandic publishing houses release hundreds of new titles onto the Icelandic book market, commencing a unique tradition known as the Jólabókaflóð, or the Christmas Book Flood.

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Nominations for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020 - 21. February, 2020 News

Bergsveinn Birgisson and Fríða Ísberg are nominated, on behalf of Iceland, for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020.

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The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, presented the 2019 Icelandic Literary Prize at Bessastaðir the Presidential Residence - 7. February, 2020 News

The winners are Sölvi Björn Sigurðsson, Bergrún Íris Sævarsdóttir and Jón Viðar Jónsson.

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See you at The London Book Fair! - 11. February, 2020 News

Icelandic Literature Center will be at the joint Nordic stand, number 6F70. To book a meeting please email to islit@islit.is.

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