27. January, 2021 News : The 2020 Icelandic Literary Prize presented

The prize was awarded in three categories and the winners are Elísabet Kristín Jökulsdóttir, Arndís Þórarinsdóttir, Hulda Sigrún Bjarnadóttir & Sumarliði R. Ísleifsson.

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18. January, 2021 News : Icelandic Authors discuss Icelandic literature – en français - now with English subtitles!

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Hallgrímur Helgason, Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir and Sverrir Norland appear in the video.

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6. January, 2021 News : A new collection of recently published translations from Icelandic into several languages

Every week, The Icelandic Literature Center receives copies of Icelandic works of literature in foreign translations, courtesy of the translation grants allocated by the Center. Here you can see a diverse collection of book covers of some of the recently published translations. They are all available at the National Library of Iceland!

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20. January, 2021 News : More Authors have been added to the Authors' Website

On Icelandic Literature Center's website you can find a list of Icelandic authors whose books have been published in other languages - as well as a list of their published translations. The website was launched last autumn and has been very well received. 

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18. January, 2021 News : NordLit, the Nordic Literary Organisations' annual meeting held online 13-14 January

Each January, employees of the Nordic Literary Centers convene in one of the countries capitals in rotation. Now it was Denmark's turn, but due to the pandemic the meeting was online.

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21. December, 2020 News : Season's Greetings and A Happy New Year

We send all our friends, collaborators and booklovers all over the world our best season's greetings!

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16. December, 2020 News : Icelandic authors discuss Icelandic literature – en français!

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Hallgrímur Helgason, Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir and Sverrir Norland, all of whom speak French, appear in the video.

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11. December, 2020 News : Entertaining and informative chat with eight Icelandic authors – and one bookseller!

Thomas Böhm spoke to some Icelandic authors of books that have been published this year in German-speaking countries, about their books, the “Christmas Book Flood,” and other interesting subjects. Thomas was in Berlin, while the authors were at home in Iceland. 

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10. December, 2020 News : Nominations for The Women's Literature Prize (Fjöruverðlaunin)

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

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10. December, 2020 News : Nominations for the 2020 Icelandic Literary Prize

15 titles have been nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize in three categories. The prize will be awarded by the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, in the beginning of year 2021.

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The 2020 Icelandic Literary Prize presented - 27. January, 2021 News

The prize was awarded in three categories and the winners are Elísabet Kristín Jökulsdóttir, Arndís Þórarinsdóttir, Hulda Sigrún Bjarnadóttir & Sumarliði R. Ísleifsson.

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Icelandic Authors discuss Icelandic literature – en français - now with English subtitles! - 18. January, 2021 News

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Hallgrímur Helgason, Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir and Sverrir Norland appear in the video.

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A new collection of recently published translations from Icelandic into several languages - 6. January, 2021 News

Every week, The Icelandic Literature Center receives copies of Icelandic works of literature in foreign translations, courtesy of the translation grants allocated by the Center. Here you can see a diverse collection of book covers of some of the recently published translations. They are all available at the National Library of Iceland!

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