Each year, Göteborg Book Fair cooperate with The Swedish Arts Council in a special programme for foreign publishers and translators during the book fair. The list of the participants this year is now available.
Hungarian literature in the spotlight. Special focus on freedom of speech and Icelandic literature. These are the main features of this year's Book Fair seminar programme which encompasses 388 programme points with 780 writers and lecturers from 31 countries.
Göteborg Book Fair 2015 will include a special focus on freedom of speech. As a part of that, French animator Catherine Beaunez will visit the fair to participate in a seminar about freedom and freedom of speech.
She's been acknowledged for her way to portrait female characters – and her interaction with her fans. In September, author Laini Taylor will visit Göteborg Book Fair.
Dutch author and journalist Frank Westerman will visit the Göteborg Book Fair in September.
Sally Green, author of the very successful Half Bad trilogy, will visit Gothenburg during the Göteborg Book Fair September 24-27, 2015.
The Swedish Arts Council and Göteborg Book Fair provide a fellowship program for translators from Swedish into other languages, as well as non-Nordic publishers and sub-agents interested in attending the Göteborg Book Fair.
Application period 2015 for Göteborg Book Fair fellowship program is:
February 16 - May 7.
For more information, please see The Swedish Arts Council website.
The International Rights Centre is a unique opportunity to survey the Nordic market.
100,000 publishers, authors, agents, librarians, teachers, journalists, politicians and lovers of books are waiting to meet you.
This year, Göteborg Book Fair will highlight Hungary – a country with a long and rich literary tradition. Alongside the main Hungarian theme, Icelandic writers will be a prominent feature under the header Voices from Iceland.