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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19. June, 2020 News : Literary greetings from Iceland

If you have any questions, or would like further information on Icelandic literature, writers, publishers or grants, we would love to hear from you!

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10. June, 2020 News : Special allocation by the Icelandic Literature Center in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Culture and arts initiative by the Ministry of Education and Culture, spring 2020.

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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 : Information regarding the coronavirus

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

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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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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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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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Office summer closing - 29. June, 2020 News

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

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

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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If you have any questions, or would like further information on Icelandic literature, writers, publishers or grants, we would love to hear from you!

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