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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!

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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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Thomas Mala starts as editor at Forlaget Press

Jan 5, 2021

Thomas Mala will start as an editor at Forlaget Press, but he does not cut the ties to Northern Stories.

- This is the dream job, so I simply could not say no. Since I finished my literary studies in the early 2000s, a position as a publishing editor has been an ambition, says Thomas Mala.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Books 2020 - our new catalogue

Mar 5, 2020

Even though London Book Fair was cancelled, our new catalogue is fresh out of the printer.

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Latest sales roundup

Feb 14, 2020

2020 is off to a good start, lots of books are moving on out into the world. Here’s a roundup off the latest deals.

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The Ice to Pushkin Press

Jan 21, 2020

The UK rights to John Kåre Raake’s thriller The Ice has been acquired by the renowned British publisher Pushkin Press. – The Ice is a brilliantly paced and plotted thriller — taut, claustrophobic, and all played out in the freezing darkness of the North Pole. I can’t wait for Pushkin Vertigo to publish it in English, says the editor Daniel Seton.

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Green Joy to the World

Jan 9, 2020

Anders Røyneberg’s book GREEN JOY is set to travel out into the world. The estemeed publishing house Quadrille has bought World English rights and will publish it in the UK. In Australia it will be published by Hardie Grant.

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Ingrid Winter to the movies

Dec 12, 2019

The first book about Ingrid Winter written by Janne Stigen Drangsholt is going to become a movie.
The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter will be produced by the Norwegian production company Chezville.