Promoting Faroese literature

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FarLit promotes awareness of Faroese literature on the international book market.

We administer the Faroese part of the Nordic Translation Grant, providing financial support for translation fees. FarLit is primarily funded by the Ministry of Culture and the Nordic House in the Faroe Islands.

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Nordic translation grant

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Supporting Nordic publishers translating literature from one Nordic language into another.
Application deadlines:

April 1st
October 1st

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Faroese poetry in Swedish

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In connection with the seminar at Gothenburg Book Fair a collection of poetry by Marjun Kjelnæs, Sissal Kampmann, and Katrin Ottarsdóttir was translated into Swedish by Anna Mattsson. The book is a trial print for Swedish publishers interested in publishing Faroese literature. For more information contact us at farlit@farlit.fo

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