Literature Dec 31, 2020Celebrate Iceland’s 10th year as a UNESCO City of Literature Watch a poetry reading from Gröndalshús to celebrate. Literature Nov 20, 2020Translation of Icelandic Literature is Growing Around the World Check out the growing number of books translated by Icelandic authors! Literature Nov 02, 2020News from the Icelandic Literature Center Check out the center’s new authors’ website and video! Literature Jun 25, 2020Icelandic Literature Center Allocates New Funds for Literary Culture The Ministry of Education and Culture granted funds under a special short-term government investment initiative. Literature May 28, 2020The First Round of Icelandic Translation Grants are Awarded to a Vast Array of International Literature The Icelandic Literature Center has announced the first of its grant allocations for translations from eight languages into Icelandic. Literature Apr 28, 2020Nordic Literature Export Organizations Launch New Initiative to Encourage Translations The initiative will give a temporary 50% guarantee of grants for translations and is aimed to continue the translation of important literary works amid COVID-19 Literature Apr 14, 2020Icelanders Are Trying To Break A Reading World Record! The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture is launching a reading project to beat a Guinness World Record by April 30. Literature Apr 09, 2020Enjoy a Reading from Icelandic Author Andri Snær Magnason! Children and adults alike will love this reading of Andri's award winning book, “The Story of the Blue Planet.” Literature Mar 26, 2020The Icelandic Literature Center’s “Books From Iceland” List is Out Now! The list includes top works across several genres and translated titles. Literature Dec 10, 2019Announcing the 2019 Icelandic Literature Prize Nominees Fifteen nominations include works from three different genres! Literature Nov 21, 2019We’re Bringing You the Latest News About Icelandic Literature! From award recipients to new translations, read on to get all the latest updates. Literature, News Nov 01, 2019The Iceland Writers Retreat Competition Is Now Open! One person will win free admission and stay at the Iceland Writers Retreat in 2020. Literature Sep 30, 2019These Translators Are Bringing Icelandic Literature to the Global Stage! Learn all about the translators helping Icelandic texts reach international audiences. Literature Sep 24, 2019Register for the First-Ever Iceland Readers Retreat! The new literature event from the Iceland Writers Retreat is perfect for passionate readers.