Updates from Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Georgia (2018) and Guest of Honor Norway (2019) as Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 approaches.
In London Book Fair’s Literary Translation Center, one session was about how author-translator relationships aren’t always easy.
The Center for Norwegian Literature Abroad, NORLA, is leading the guest-of-honor program at the Book Fair in Warsaw in May.
The Norwegian Literature Abroad program, NORLA, honors Norwegian-to-English translator Lucy Moffatt with its annual prize, and lists this month’s international trade meetings.
The new report reveals that NORLA’s goals in its guest of honor program at Frankfurt were achieved, led by record releases in German, major media attention, and more than 100,000 visitors.
‘I believe we will surprise you,’ said Canada FBM2020 president Caroline Fortin, as the Frankfurt Guest of Honor scroll passed to her from NORLA director Margit Walsø.
Norway, Guest of Honor at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair, reveals its pavilion design, complete with conceptual sculptures and a scented art installation.
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.
Ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Guest of Honor Norway programming, ‘Words Without Borders’ offers a layered, contemporary take on Norwegian literature.
‘Chinese readers want to know these outstanding stories,’ says NORLA’s Margit Walsø. She just launched 10 Norwegian titles in Shanghai ahead of Frankfurt.
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