Updates from Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Georgia (2018) and Guest of Honor Norway (2019) as Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 approaches.
The Center for Norwegian Literature Abroad, NORLA, is leading the guest-of-honor program at the Book Fair in Warsaw in May.
The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan’s Henry Holt. And New York’s Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway.
‘Chinese readers want to know these outstanding stories,’ says NORLA’s Margit Walsø. She just launched 10 Norwegian titles in Shanghai ahead of Frankfurt.
Centered in a 2,300-square-meter guest of honor pavilion at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norway’s cultural and literary projects are coming into focus.
Promising that ‘freedom of expression and the desire for critical debate’ will be part of the Norway Guest of Honor program at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norwegian authors discuss their work and culture at a news conference in Leipzig.
‘We look forward to going to the London Book Fair this year,’ says NORLA director Margit Walsø, who reports record levels of translation funding for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway’s titles.