IMMA’s list for this autumn is available! Download here
IMMAs list for non fiction, literary fiction, crime/thriller and sci-fi autumn 2018 is here!
German rights for Vitality Brook by Bergsveinn Birgisson acquired by Residenz Verlag
VITALITY BROOK preempted by Residenz Verlag!
IMMA welcomes Kenneth Moe and Mari Ann Augestad
IMMA proudly presents Mari Ann Augestad, which debut novel Three Women is published by Gloria Forlag, Norway. And Kenneth Moe, winner of the Tarjei Vesaas debut award, published by Norwegian Pelikanen Forlag.
Hunter´s Doll by Gert Nygårdshaug published in Italy
First review is from Corriere Della Sera, saying: The prose is even and fluid. If a film, the photography would be stupefying. An ecologist and esoteric thriller from the Norwegian forests, focused on finding an ancient doll that brings luck and trouble. Interesting, also as a study of the North-European images.
ZOO EUROPA by Gert Nygårdshaug launched today!
Cappelen Damm, Norway, has published Gert Nygårdshaug´s 5th eco thriller today. ZOO EUROPA is a stand alone novel; but is in a cunning way giving us the end of the stories from Nygårdshaug´s previous eco thrillers MENGELE ZOO, HEAVEN`S FLOWER TREE, APHRODITE´S BASIN (also called the Mino trilogy- sold 450 000 so far in Norway) […]
Autobiografia Erotica di Artistide Gambia acquired by GRIF forlag, Denmark
Aristide Gambia is 58 years old, and he has spent many of those 58 years thinking about sex. One day he receives a letter from a woman with whom he had a brief affair when he was young...
Vitality Brook, The Black Viking and Torfaeus acquired by Vigmostad & Bjørke Norway
A three book deal has been made for Bergsveinn Birgisson´s THE BLACK VIKING; his new novel VITALITY BROOK and the historical non fiction TORFAEUS with Norwegian Vigmostad & Bjørke.
Al Arabi Publishing acquires World Arabic rights for Reply to a letter from Helga and The Black Viking
Bergsveinn Birgisson´s highly acclaimed works The Black Viking and Reply to a letter from Helga will be published in Arabic by Al Arabi Publishing, based in Cairo, Egypt.
IMMA welcomes Ragnhild Eskeland
“Insulated” is a moving and plain-spoken novel about living with a chronic disease that affects all the aspects of life we usually take for granted and never think about. It explores what it feels like to be ill, what it means when the body attacks itself and how illness has always been viewed judgementally with […]
LACCI and SCHERZETTO to Benedikt, Iceland
Domenico Starnone´s TIES and TRICK from Einaudi acquired by Icelandic Benedikt.
Heida-the solitary sheep farmer- world English rights acquired by John Murray (Hodder) UK!
…And Heida received her first lamb for the season on the same day.
Heida- the solitary sheep farmer to Poland
The Polish publisher Wydawnictwo Kobiece has pre empted Heida the solitary sheep farmer and Women of Quality; both by Steinunn Sigurdadottir in a two book deal.
IMMA welcomes Steinunn Sigurdardottir
IMMA proudly presents Steinunn Sigurðardottir, one of Iceland’s most acclaimed novelists and poets. Steinunn Sigurdardóttir has contributed greatly to the international recognition of contemporary Icelandic literature, being one of the most frequently translated living Icelandic writers. Her new title “Heida, the solitary sheep farmer”, was awarded the Icelandic Booksellers’ Prize and the Women’s Literature Prize […]
LANDSCAPE IS NEVER CORNY by Bergsveinn Birgisson published in German by Residenz Verlag
“Exceptional storyteller Birgisson beautifully and humorously succeeds in invoking the image of a culture in ruin and a soul in torment, in an environment that is located at both a psychological and geographical outpost of civilisation” Karl Ove Knausgård
TIES by Domenico Starnone published in Norway 1. March
Domenico Starnones celebrated novel TIES published by Italian Einaudi is just around the corner for Norwegian
Coming to the bookstores 1. March.
Handbook on a cow´s mentality by Bergsveinn Birgisson to Norwegian Pelikanen Forlag
Bergsveinn Birgisson´s cult book HANDBOOK ON A COW´S MENTALITY will be published by Norwegian Pelikanen Forlag.
NULLPLUSS by Gert Nygårdshaug to French Actes Sud
Challenging, encouraging, enriching. Nullpluss confirms Gert Nygårdshaugs position as an authors originality that can not be matched- Morgenbladet, Norway
The Black Viking by Bergsveinn Birgisson to Lira, Hungary
"A Masterpiece!" Aftenposten, Norway
SOUND OF ASPHALT by Yngve Kveine published by Kovacnica Prica in Serbia
"The debut novel of Yngve Kveine is a text from Oslo East in the eighties and nineties, all the time with the sound of Jokke & Valentines as a musical backdrop. Funny. Raw. Touching" Ingvar Ambjørnsen, author
"Sound of Asphalt oozes vitality. With Yngve Kveine's pen, this becomes powerful reading!" Geir Tangen, author
"This is Lars Saabye Christensen on steroids, it is told by an author who is a master in narrative craftmanship" Agderposten, Norway
"It seems almost magical what the author is doing here, the words become pictures and we see that's how it has been [...] Like the youth in the book are outsiders, this coming of age novel is also an outsider" Lillehammer Byavis, 6/6