Touting a record year for Norwegian literature on the world stage, NORLA’s Margit Walsø describes a market and industry unified in their mission: ‘We want our stories to be part of the international dialogue.’
From the director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse to the founder of a Thai publishing house and a Norwegian publisher who was shot in Oslo: sharp cautionary remarks about self-censorship and its dangers.
From Brazil, Norway, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, and Turkey, we gather observations from Guadalajara International Book Fair’s Rights Exchange fellows.
Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
Books from Norway is one of the latest projects from NORLA, designed to support Norwegian publishers and agents in selling foreign rights.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
At a book trade event in New York, NORLA presented a selection of Norwegian writers and offered American publishers a closer look at Norway’s literary market.
From the Premium Times and The Vanguard: A ‘win-win’ agreement with Norway’s national library system is expected to see Nigerian literature digitized.
Brisk springtime rights trading is reported from Scandinavia, with nonfiction hits as well as fiction highlighted in Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway.
From Greece, Norway, Iceland, and the UK, the DBW 2017 Fellows speak about their successes, their challenges, and why they’re traveling to the conference.