NORLA offers a range of funding schemes, all with an aim of promoting the translation of Norwegian books.
NORLA has several funding schemes designed to encourage translation of Norwegian fiction and non-fiction books. We also have funding schemes for competency-raising for translators. Read more here.
Agents and publishers working with translations of Norwegian literature can apply for a number of NORLA’s funding schemes. Read more about all our schemes here.
Organisers of festivals and conferences can apply for funding to invite Norwegian authors and lecturers to their events. This also applies to universities offering instruction in Norwegian language-related subjects. Read more here.
NORLA's activities to promote the export of Norwegian literature
From 21st-24th of March, 19 Norwegian authors and illustrators will be participating in the Leipzig Book Fair. You will be able to meet authors, illustrators and NORLA at the Nordic countries stand in hall 4 (stand C400).
Read more and see the complete program on our Frankfurt 2019-website.
March 29, NORLA will meet Czech publishers in Prague during Scandinavian weeks and talk about NORLA, Norwegian literature and Frankfurt 2019.
The meeting takes place in collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Prague.
NORLA annually hands out an award to a translator of Norwegian literature. The award is given for translations directly from Norwegian.
In 2019, the award will be given to a talented young translator of fiction as an encouragement towards continued efforts.
We would very much like to hear from you about deserving candidates!
Read more about the translation subsidy for Norwegian fiction here.
Foreign publishers may also apply for production subsidies for children’s and young adult’s picture books by Norwegian authors and illustrators.
Read more about the scheme here.