International Publisher Spotlight: Forlagid Publishing (Iceland)

We are Forlagið, Iceland‘s leading publishing house, with a history dating back to 1937. We are trusted with our our nation’s most precious literature, including the works of Iceland‘s only Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness. Among our authors are some of the most successful and critically acclaimed authors in Iceland.

Forlagið publishes around 150 titles per year under five imprints, including Icelandic and translated fiction, poetry, non-fiction, children‘s books and lifestyle books, and we have our own cartography division.

Among the authors we have published in recent years are Pierre Lemaitre, Jodi Picoult, Astrid Lindgren, Stephanie Meyer, Khaled Hosseini, Suzanne Collins, Milan Kundera, Jo Nesbö, Patrick Modiano, Asne Seierstad, E.L. James, Kristin Hannah, Lee Child, Jonas Jonasson and Alice Walker to name just a few.

We take great pride in our work. With our extensive in-house experience we have enjoyed great success with numerous foreign translations. Our translators, editors, and marketing team have done their share to shape the literary taste of readers in Iceland.

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