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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.

New Swedish Books 2020 out now.
New Swedish Books Spring 2020 out now.

New Swedish Books

Please enjoy the Spring issue of New Swedish Books! With the help of skilful literary critics we introduce a selection of recently published books. We have also asked a few highly experienced translators to present works that they love dearly and would like to translate, or that they have already translated.

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Cover Swedish Books for Young Readers.
Brand new catalogue.

Swedish Books For Young Readers

We have the great pleasure of presenting our brand new catalogue: Swedish Books For Young Readers. The catalogue covers 34 of the most translated authors within children and young adult literature.

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Money and small tree
Launch of a temporary 50% guarantee for approved translation grants. Photo: Micheile Henderson.

The Nordic Literature Export Organisations Launch New Initiative

Due to the coronavirus meeting places are empty and cultural events are cancelled. Yet literature and culture remain as important as ever.

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Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.
Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.

Information regarding the coronavirus

In these troubled times a lot of focus is on limiting the spread of the virus. This has of course affected the whole world, and all kinds of business. The world of books is severely affected in that book fairs and festivals are cancelled, bookshops are closed, and book releases are postponed.

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Stage. Photo: Stefano Stacchini
Photo: Stefano Stacchini.

Translation of Swedish drama

Did you know that we also support translations of Swedish theatre plays for stage performance?

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Collage of books.

Upcoming deadlines for our grants

Please note the deadlines for our grants 2020.

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New Swedish Books 2020 out now.
New Swedish Books Spring 2020 out now.

New Swedish Books

Please enjoy the Spring issue of New Swedish Books! With the help of skilful literary critics we introduce a selection of recently published books. We have also asked a few highly experienced translators to present works that they love dearly and would like to translate, or that they have already translated.

arrow
Cover Swedish Books for Young Readers.
Brand new catalogue.

Swedish Books For Young Readers

We have the great pleasure of presenting our brand new catalogue: Swedish Books For Young Readers. The catalogue covers 34 of the most translated authors within children and young adult literature.

arrow
Money and small tree
Launch of a temporary 50% guarantee for approved translation grants. Photo: Micheile Henderson.

The Nordic Literature Export Organisations Launch New Initiative

Due to the coronavirus meeting places are empty and cultural events are cancelled. Yet literature and culture remain as important as ever.

arrow
Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.
Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.

Information regarding the coronavirus

In these troubled times a lot of focus is on limiting the spread of the virus. This has of course affected the whole world, and all kinds of business. The world of books is severely affected in that book fairs and festivals are cancelled, bookshops are closed, and book releases are postponed.

arrow
Stage. Photo: Stefano Stacchini
Photo: Stefano Stacchini.

Translation of Swedish drama

Did you know that we also support translations of Swedish theatre plays for stage performance?

arrow
Collage of books.

Upcoming deadlines for our grants

Please note the deadlines for our grants 2020.

arrow