See you at The London Book Fair!

Icelandic Literature Center will be at the Nordic stand, number 6F70. To book a meeting email to

31. January, 2019 News

On March 12-14 we will be at the joint Nordic stand number 6F70, together with our sister organizations and some publishers from the Nordic countries. We look forward to seeing you there!

Books from Iceland 2019 

The Icelandic Literature Center will present the new booklet Books from Iceland 2019 with selected Icelandic titles and information about Icelandic literature at the London Book Fair. It includes selected titles from 2018 of fiction, non-fiction, children & YA, debutants, crime fiction and more.  

The booklet is available on the ILC's webpage where last year's lists can also be found.

Norraeni-basinn_1521042222167London Book FairThe Nordic countries will exhibit at the joint Nordic stand 6F70

At the Nordic stand, the Icelandic Literature Center will join its sister organizations from Norway, NORLA, Finland, FILI, the Faroese, FarLit, the Swedish Literature Exchange and Danish Arts Foundation along with some Icelandic and Nordic publishers.

Please contact us to book a meeting. We look forward to meeting you! 


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