There is a great international interest in Swedish literature. The Swedish Arts Council is the authority with responsibility for promoting Swedish literature in translation. Through Swedish Literature Exchange we coordinate a number of efforts within the field.
Learn more about how we promote Swedish literature in translation
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Find out more about our grants and activities here.
Read about our funding schemes for translation of Swedish literature and drama.
Learn more about our grants for promotion, travel and themed events.
Find out about allocated grants.
In 2019 we awarded 285 applications for translation of Swedish books into 42 different languages, we approved 79 applications for translators of Swedish literature and 65 Swedish authors participated in events in 28 countries.
Please note the deadlines for our grants 2020.
If you are a translator of Swedish literature, you can apply to participate at the conference that will be held at Långholmen in Stockholm 26–29 may.
During three days in Oslo, Norway, we met our Nordic colleagues to discuss literary support, working methods and future collaboration projects and joint events.
Littfest,12–14 March, wants to be a vitaminboost in the winter cold. The aim is to highlight literature and to create a platform for meetings, talks and seminars.
Now it is here – the autumn edition of our literature magazine New Swedish Books.
We give you the resources to find your way to the Swedish literary world!