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PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – BASSAM...

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• Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! Are you publishing any Icelandic authors? How were they recieved in your country? Arab Scientific Publishers were the first to acquire Arabic rights, translator and publish in Arabic. The Icelandic titles were received acceptably and Iceland is rapidly known in the Arab […]

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – HENRIK...

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• Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! I work as an senior editor at Norstedts. Norstedts is the oldest publishing house in Sweden it was founded in 1823. • Are you publishing any Icelandic authors? How is their reception in your country? We are very proud to be the […]

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – JONAS ...

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• Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! I run a literary agency in Stockholm called Partners in Stories, founded 2013. I used to be a publishing director at the major publishing house in Sweden, Albert Bonniers Förlag, but after twenty years as an editor and a publisher I decided […]

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – MIA BU...

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• Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! I work at Aschehoug Publisher, which is one of the largest and oldest publishing houses in Norway. It was established in 1872, and is a family-owned company, owned by the Nygaard-family. We are stationed in the heart of Oslo. We publish approximately […]

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – SUSANN...

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I work at Suhrkamp Verlag, founded in 1950 by Peter Suhrkamp and directed for more than forty years by Siegfried Unseld.

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – ...

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  • Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! I am the publisher of Deep Vellum Publishing, which I founded in Dallas, Texas in 2013 to publish translated literature from all over the world. Deep Vellum is a nonprofit literary arts organization, which means we operate under the mission to […]

PUBLISHERS’ FELLOWSHIP – ...

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• Tell us a little bit about your company and your work there! Krok is a publishing house and it’s also starting as an agency to promote Ukrainian and Belarusian authors abroad and to bring the best world literature into Ukraine and Belarus. I’m the founder of Krok and currently work there as it’s director. […]

Drottning argentínskra örsagna til Ís...

Drottning argentínskra örsagna til Íslands

Ana María Shua (1951) er á meðal kunnustu rithöfunda Argentínumanna og hefur skrifað meira en 80 bókmenntaverk af ýmsum toga. Hún er margverðlaunuð og hlaut nýverið argentínsku bókmenntaverðlaunin fyrir smásögur sínar. Örfáum dögum síðar hlotnuðust henni önnur virt smásagnaverðlaun í Argentínu. Shua er hvað þekktustu fyrir örsögur sínar, svo þekkt að hún er jafnan kölluð drottning örsagnanna. Í haust kemur […]

Íslandsvinurinn David Mitchell

Íslandsvinurinn David Mitchell

David Mitchell (1969) er breskur metsöluhöfundur sem hlotið hefur mikið lof fyrir verk sín og er einn vinsælasti samtímahöfundur Bretlands. Hann er til dæmis þekktur fyrir Cloud Atlas, sem samnefnd bíómynd var gerð eftir, og bókina The Bone Clocks sem tilnefnd var til Man Booker-verðlaunanna í fyrra. Mitchell er mikill Íslandsvinur og gerist The Bone Clocks að […]

David Nicholls, heimsþekktur rithöfun...

David Nicholls, heimsþekktur rithöfundur og handritshöfundur

David Nicholls (1966) er breskur höfundur fjögurra skáldsagna sem allar hafa hlotið mikið lof og náð miklum vinsældum. Þá er hann líka handritshöfundur og hefur skrifað handrit fyrir leiksvið, sjónvarp og kvikmyndir. Hann lærði leiklist og starfaði sem leikari áður en hann sneri sér alfarið að skrifum. Fyrir utan eigin handrit hefur hann líka aðlagað þekkt verk […]

*Haldin dagana 6.-9. september 2017

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