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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...

À LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU – PROUST MINUTE BY MINUTE

À LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU – PROUST MINUTE BY MINUTE

À la recherche du temps perdu is one of literature’s greatest classics. Sprawling over 3500 pages, it is Marcel Proust’s exploration deep into his childhood, friendships and love. The book took 15 years to write, but is it possible that it can be read during the...

Undset Trail

Undset Trail

Sigrid Undset and her literature has always held a central place in the festival, and this year, 100 years after she moved to Lillehammer, will be no exception. As well as a very exciting exhibition at Lillehammer art gallery, there will be some fascinating...

French springtime in Lillehammer

French springtime in Lillehammer

Maylis de Kerangal (FR), Leïla Slimani (FR), Kamel Daoud (DZ), Timothy Snyder (US), Boualem Sansal (DZ), Carsten Jensen (DK), Han Kang (KR), Jacques Roubaud (FR), Werewere-Liking Gnepo (CI) and the Norwegian writers Per Petterson, Eldrid Lunden, Jan Grue, Tharaniga...

Fellowship for publishers

Fellowship for publishers

Invitation for publishers to apply for fellowship to the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Lillehammer, May 2019. The fellowship program is arranged by NORLA in collaboration with the Norwegian Publishers’ Association, and is supported by the Norwegian...

French language in 2019

French literature and philosophy has a special status, reflected in the 15 Nobel Prizes for Literature that have been awarded to France over the years. This year the Norwegian Festival of Literature moves from a geographic focus to a language focus, and it is the...

Han Kang to Lillehammer in May

Han Kang to Lillehammer in May

The Norwegian Festival of Literature will continue it's collaboration with the Future Library. Han Kang will be the 5th author to join the line-up, after Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell, Sjón and Elif Shafak. Read more about the project...