NORLA at the Salon du Livre in Paris
In 2011 the Nordic countries were guests of honour at the Salon du Livre in Paris, with some 40 writers on the official program and many others on various activities. It was a great success! This year, the Nordic countries were again present at the Salon du Livre and Oliver Møystad represented NORLA. Also, the Norwegian writer Halfdan Freihow was invited to Salon du Livre in Paris in connection with the launch of his book 'Cher Gabriel' (Dear Gabriel). The book is translated into French by Ellen Huse Foucher and published by Gaïa Editions, with a translation grant from NORLA.
Events featuring Halfdan Freihow and his book 'Dear Gabriel' during the Book Fair:
Friday, March 16th:
17.00-19.00 Presentation and panel discussion with fellow Nordic writers. Venue: Salle Pégase at the Bookfair, Porte de Versailles à Paris.
19.00 Booksigning at Gaïa's stand.
Saturday, March 17th:
19.30 Seminar and panel discussion with fellow Nordic writers. Venue: Institut Suedois, 11 rue Payenne.
Focus: The Family.
See Halfdan Freihow presenting, in English and French, his book 'Dear Gabriel' here
The book 'Dear Gabriel' has so far been translated into 17 languages. More info here
Read more on the Nordic writers present at this year's Salon du Livre here