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About Winje Agency

Winje Agency represents Scandinavian authors of strong literary quality across all genres, among them Jon Fosse, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2023.

Victoria Kielland, Aslak Nore, Ruth Lillegraven, Olaug Nilssen, Sigri Sandberg, Thorvald Steen and Long Litt Woon are other literary stars and the stall of authors is growing constantly, now including the Danish authors Helle Helle and Stine Pilgaard.

Winje Agency also represents selected titles from Fitzcarraldo Editions and collaborates with publishing houses and literary institutions in Norway and abroad.

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.

Team Winje Agency was joined by two more literary agents in October 2023:

Olivia Lasky, who is originally from the US and also works as a literary translator, offers her expertise in Nordic literature and previous work with digital marketing and as a literary agent.

Thomas Winje Øijord has years of industry experience as an author, photographer, and journalist.

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)
Poland: Book/Lab
Portugal: Ilídio Matos Literary Agency (selected titles)
Spain: Casanovas & Lynch (selected titles)
NA, UK, ANZ: Markus Hoffmann in Regal Hoffmann & Associates (selected titles)
Andrew Nurnberg Associates International for Jon Fosse in following territories:
Albanian, Armenian, Arab World, Azeri, Bahasa, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese Complex, Chinese Simplified, Croatia, Czech, Estonian, Georgian, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indian sub-continent, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Montenegrin, Russian, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Tadjik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese

Theatre rights for Jon Fosse: Colombine Teaterförlag (www.colombine.se)