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10. September, 2019 News : New & accessible website where you can look for translators

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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26. August, 2019 News : At the Göteborg Book Fair Icelandic authors discuss tradition, modernity, imagination, lyricism, crime fiction, and superheroes …

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónsson, and Sigrún Eldjárn are Iceland's representatives at the Fair in September.

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

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

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26. August, 2019 News : You will find us at the Autumn's Book Fairs in Göteborg & Frankfurt!

Icelandic Literature Center will be at the Icelandic stands. You are welcome to book a meeting at islit@islit.is!

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26. August, 2019 News : Icelandic books in several foreign languages can be borrowed at the National Library

Collaborative agreement between the Icelandic Literature Center and the National Library ensures overview, preservation, and access to Icelandic literature in foreign language translations

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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New & accessible website where you can look for translators - 10. September, 2019 News

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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Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Ragnar Jónsson, and Sigrún Eldjárn are Iceland's representatives at the Fair in September.

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

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

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