In the wake of its top management’s departure, Iceland’s Forlagið has three new executives at the top of the 16-year-old company’s leadership.
Reykjavik International Literary Festival Names Guest Authors
The 16th edition of Iceland’s biennial Reykjavik International Literary Festival has announced its 2023 lineup of authors.
Rights Roundup: Seeds of Peace
Our translation rights deals today are for fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books from Iceland, Sweden, Canada, the US, and England.
Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos Is Iceland’s Vigdís Prize Laureate
The Icelandic Vigdís Prize 2022 goes to Juergen Boos in recognition of his ‘tireless support of languages and cultures’ at Frankfurt’s helm.
Frankfurt’s LitAg in Sight: A Rights Roundup
Here’s news of Frankfurt, Ukraine’s Andrey Kurkov, and rights sales in this Roundup from Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, France, and Norway.
Books To Screen Edition: Literary Agents’ and Rights Directors’ Film Deals
Publishers and literary agents report their books to film deals, and the year ahead already is a standout for film and television adaptations.
Rights Roundup: Giving Credit Where It’s Due
The works in our last Rights Roundup of the year were originally published in Switzerland, Iceland, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom.
This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’
The Reykjavík International Literary Festival is a biennial player in publishing focused on an immersive exchange of ideas and commentary.
European Union Prize for Literature: The 2021 Winners
This year, the honors go to writers from countries including Bulgaria, Latvia, Iceland, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
Words Without Borders’ Earth Day: Iceland ‘On the Edge’
Translator Larissa Kyzer’s curation of Icelandic writings from the past five years describes ‘a harbor both outward- and inward-looking.’