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The Norwegian Festival of Literature in 2020

The Norwegian Festival of Literature in 2020

The Norwegian Festival of Literature is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries, with a diverse program catering to readers of all ages. This spring it is not possible to meet in the city of Lillehammer as usual, but instead we are inviting to a digital...

An alternative Norwegian Festival of Literature this year

An alternative Norwegian Festival of Literature this year

We find ourselves in the midst of a corona virus pandemic – literature and culture have become more important than ever before.  Increasingly, it has become clear that the Norwegian Festival of Literature cannot proceed as originally intended, however we are...

Fellowship for publishers – Children and Young Adults

Fellowship for publishers – Children and Young Adults

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 January 2020 Invitation for publishers to apply for fellowship to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2020. The fellowship program is arranged by NORLA in collaboration with the Norwegian Publishers’ Association, and is...

The literature festival 2019 is still alive – on YouTube

The literature festival 2019 is still alive – on YouTube

The Norwegian Festival of Literature 2019 is now history, but luckily we have a handful of the program posts from the Lillehammer house of literature and the festival tent at Stortorget on tape. Videos will be released during the summer and autumn at our...

Focus on Spanish language literature in 2020

Focus on Spanish language literature in 2020

The next edition of the Norwegian Festival of Literature will be held from the 25th to the 31st of May 2020. As always at Lillehammer, UNESCO City of Literature. This time the main focus of the festival will be Spanish and Latin American literature. More information...

One of the best, and definitely the biggest festival ever!

One of the best, and definitely the biggest festival ever!

A huge thank-you to the authors and everyone who contributed on stage at the festival, to the record-breaking audience who contributed to a brilliant festival atmosphere and to all our volunteers who made sure that it became one of the best festivals in the history of...