News

15. August, 2019 News : New grants: Reader's Report Grants

Publishers and agents outside of Iceland can apply. Next application deadline is 16 September.

More

21. June, 2019 News : Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónasson & Sigrún Eldjárn at The Göteborg Book Fair

The Göteborg Book Fair will be held September 26th to 29th and like previous years, Icelandic authors and Icelandic literature will feature prominently at the fair. 

More

27. June, 2019 News : Icelandic Publishers Strengthen Ties to Swedish Colleagues in Stockholm

Publisher exchanges between Iceland and Sweden took place for the first time in June of this year. 

More

27. June, 2019 News : We Wish You a Nice Summer!

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

More

14. June, 2019 News : Eva Rún Snorradóttir Awarded The May Star Poetry Prize for Her Poetry Book "Fræ sem frjóvga myrkrið"

The prize was now awarded for the third time for a book of poetry.

More

14. June, 2019 News : Translations into Icelandic from Eight Different Languages; English, Ancient Greek, French, Spanish, Czech, Russian, German, and Japanese.

A considerable increase in application and awarded grants compared to the same time last year.

More

14. June, 2019 News : Lilja Alfreðsdóttir, Minister of Culture Presents the Icelandic Literature Center's Grassroots Grants

Grassroots Grants are awarded annually to emerging writers in order to support and encourage them on their path. 

More

23. May, 2019 Orðstír 2019 : Translators Silvia Cosimini and John Swedenmark Receive the Orðstír Award 2019

Orðstír is the honorary award for translators of Icelandic literature into a foreign language, and was presented for the third time at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence.

More

23. May, 2019 Translators' Seminar 2019 : Icelandic Served as an International Language at a Successful Translators' Seminar in Veröld – Vigdis' House

Eighteen translators, veterans and newcomers in the field, from 10 linguistic areas gathered at the seminar. The languages that they translate into are Polish, Czech, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, Russian, Latvian, German, and Italian.

More
Verold

15. May, 2019 News : International Translators' Seminar held 29 April–30 April. Nineteen translators from eleven linguistic areas participate

With this seminar, the Icelandic Literature Centre aims to strengthen the bonds with translators working from Icelandic to various other languages, demonstrate through action how appreciated their work is, and welcome new translators. 

More
Page 1 of 10

Latest news

New grants: Reader's Report Grants - 15. August, 2019 News

Publishers and agents outside of Iceland can apply. Next application deadline is 16 September.

More

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónasson & Sigrún Eldjárn at The Göteborg Book Fair - 21. June, 2019 News

The Göteborg Book Fair will be held September 26th to 29th and like previous years, Icelandic authors and Icelandic literature will feature prominently at the fair. 

More

Icelandic Publishers Strengthen Ties to Swedish Colleagues in Stockholm - 27. June, 2019 News

Publisher exchanges between Iceland and Sweden took place for the first time in June of this year. 

More

All news