14. October, 2020 News : Authors' Website has been launched!

On the website you can find Icelandic authors whose books have been published in other languages.

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16. October, 2020 News : Ten Icelandic Authors in a New Video

Ten Icelandic authors talk about Icelandic literature at Gljúfrasteinn, home of the Icelandic Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness.

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10. September, 2020 News : International literary festivals and events coming up in the real world and online, with participation of Icelandic authors

Due to the present situation, around the world many book fairs, literary events, readings and book launches have been postponed or cancelled. But a number of events will be taking place in the real world in the near future, while others are moving online.

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10. September, 2020 News : New approaches in grant allocations in the current situation. Applications deadline 15 September!

Special initiative in translation grants from Icelandic into other languages, and travel grants now also available for participation in online events and festivals.

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7. September, 2020 News : 50 Icelandic books recently published in German

Icelandic authors are invariably frequent visitors to literary events all over Germany. In the past three years more than fifty books have been translated from Icelandic into German and published, or are due for publication, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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7. September, 2020 News : All possible measures applied to mitigate impact of the pandemic on Icelandic book culture

Measures include extra grant allocations in May, grants for participation in online events instead of travel to events abroad, an initiative in translations from Icelandic into other languages, and collaboration between the Icelandic Literature Center and many bodies and institutions to promote Icelandic literature and Icelandic authors.

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18. August, 2020 News : New Applications Website for the Icelandic Literature Center

A brand new user-friendly applications website for smart phones and tablets has been launched!

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10. August, 2020 News : Icelandic books travel the world despite everything

Here you can see a few Icelandic books translated into Portuguese, Danish, Macedonian, Greek, Polish, Hebrew, German & Spanish.

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29. June, 2020 News : Office summer closing

Due to summer vacations, the Icelandic Literature Center's office will be closed in July. 

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24. June, 2020 News : A list of active translators from Icelandic into several languages on our website!

Literary translators from Icelandic into several foreign languages can be found on the website, together with information about their education, career and selected translations.

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Authors' Website has been launched! - 14. October, 2020 News

On the website you can find Icelandic authors whose books have been published in other languages.

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Ten Icelandic Authors in a New Video - 16. October, 2020 News

Ten Icelandic authors talk about Icelandic literature at Gljúfrasteinn, home of the Icelandic Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness.

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International literary festivals and events coming up in the real world and online, with participation of Icelandic authors - 10. September, 2020 News

Due to the present situation, around the world many book fairs, literary events, readings and book launches have been postponed or cancelled. But a number of events will be taking place in the real world in the near future, while others are moving online.

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