Winje Agency represents Scandinavian authors of strong literary quality across all genres, among them Jon Fosse who’s masterly work The Other Name: Septology I – II was longlisted to the Booker International Prize 2020. 18 rights deals by now. I Is Another: Septology III – V was published in Danish, Norwegian and English in autumn 2020 to wonderful reviews. Last volume, A New Name: Septology V- VII published in September 2021 is published to rave reviews in Denmark, Norway, UK and US and longlisted to The International Booker Prize 2022.
Victoria Kielland, Aslak Nore, Ruth Lillegraven, Olaug Nilssen, Sigri Sandberg and Long Litt Woon are other literary rising stars and the stall of authors is growing carefully, now including the Danish authors Helle Helle and Stine Pilgaard. Thorvald Steen recently joined Winje Agency, more authors are on their way.
Gina Winje, founder and CEO, has worked in publishing and culture export industry for years. She founded Winje Agency in 2016, with Jon Fosse and Ruth Lillegraven as the first authors represented. Winje Agency represents selected titles from Fitzcarraldo Editions and collaborates with publishing houses and literary institutions in Norway and abroad. Enjoy the presentations and please get in touch if any questions.
Winje Agency co-works with the following literary agencies:
Central and Eastern Europe: Livia Stoia Literary Agency (selected titles)
Italy: Otago Literary Agency (selected titles)
Italy: Berla & Griffini Rights Agency (Jon Fosse)
Portugal: Ilídio Matos Literary Agency (selected titles)
Spain: Casanovas & Lynch (selected titles)
NA, UK, ANZ: Markus Hoffmann in Regal Hoffmann & Associates (selected titles)
Theatre rights for Jon Fosse: Colombine Teaterförlag (www.colombine.se)