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Jæger ut i verden

Mar 26, 2021

Han har lenge vært en av Norges mest populære krimforfattere. Nå får Jørgen Jæger lesere også i en rekke nye land.

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NORLA's selected spring titles

Mar 24, 2021

NORLA has again selected their prioritized titles in Norway for this spring. Eight titles within Norwegian fiction, non-fiction and children’s and YA. We are proud to say that two of the chosen titles are from Northern Stories.

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Recent sales

Mar 16, 2021

Although the World is not at its best at the moment, the business has to go on. And luckily it does. Here is an update on recent sales.

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Meet our co-agents in Turkey

Feb 24, 2021

Kalem Agency is a literary agency founded in Istanbul, Turkey, and is one of those who builds bridges between books and languages. They represent numerous renowned Turkish authors, and work as co-agents for foreign publishers and literary agencies They also organize ITEF, an international literary festival and a fellowship programme every year.

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Meet Vincent our co-agent in Taiwan and China

Feb 24, 2021

BIG APPLE AGENCY celebrated its 33rd anniversary in 2020. They work with translation rights into Mainland China and into Taiwan and Hong Kong. We’ve asked Vincent to tell us a little more about these markets, and where to travel when we get the possibility again.

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Meet Jitka, our co-agent in Prague

Feb 15, 2021

Jitka Nemeckova is working with our books in three Countries: The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia. In this interview you can read more about her and her markets. And get ideas on cites to visit when in Prague. She also shares the recipe for the traditional Christmas pastry Vánočka. If you manage this, you can consider yourself a real baker!

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Meet our co-agents in Budapest

Feb 5, 2021

To be a successful agency you need to cooperate with the right people. And we are so lucky to be cooperating with a lot of extremely professional co-agents around the world, so it’s about time you get to meet them! First out is Judit Herman, who is in charge of Andrew Nurnberg Literary Agency Budapest, and who handles our rights in Hungary and Croatia.

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Brage to Thomas Horne

Nov 24, 2020

The prestigious Brage-prize has been awarded to Thomas Horne’s The Big Guide to Climate-Friendly Living . A huge congratulations to Thomas!


Welcome Nikolaj!

Nov 16, 2020

We are happy and proud to welcome Nikolaj Frobenius to Northern Stories, an international acclaimed novelist and screenwriter. His books has been translated into numerous languages and he has since his international literary breakthrough in 1996 received lots of international awards.

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Olivia Lasky

Oct 4, 2021

Olivia Lasky will start working as our Royalty- and Contract manager. She is currently working as Global Paid Social Media Lead at Precis Digital.

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Kontrakts- og oppgjørsansvarlig

Jun 16, 2021

Vi er et uavhengig litterært agentur som selger rettigheter til internasjonale forlag. Vi jobber også med rettighetssalg til film/TV og teater. Firmaet er nå inne i sitt femte år, og arbeidsmengden er stadig økende. Vi søker derfor en medarbeider i 20% stilling.

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Siri Helle to Granta

Jun 29, 2020

Granta Books has secured World English rights to Siri Helle’s book The Hand Made Tale after an auction.


London to Little, Brown

May 28, 2020

Nazneen Khan-Østrem’s higly praised book about immigrant London has been acquired in an auction by Little, Brown’s Robinson imprint.

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MIT Press aquires War against Bacteria

May 15, 2020

The renowed MIT Press has just bought World English rights to Erik Martiniussen’s The War against Bacteria.

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Therese Tungen shortlisted

Apr 17, 2020

Therese Tungen is on the shortlist for the European Union Prize for Literature 2020 for her book Love, or something like it.


Tremendous reception for The War against Bacteria

Mar 19, 2020

Erik Martiniussen has just published his new book The War against Bacteria to critical acclaim from a collective Norwegian Press. With two newspapers giving it the highest score possible, 6 out of 6, and the third calling it one of the best books of the year (already) – this surely is a fantastic launch.