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Wera von Essen received the The Borås Tidning Debutant Prize for her debut novel En debutants dagbok.
25 April 2019

Winter is hardly over yet many exciting nominations have already been made for Swedish and Nordic literature prizes 2019. And the winner of Borås Tidnings Debutantpris (The Borås Tidning Debutant Prize) has already been named! In February Wera von Essen received the prize for her debut novel En debutants dagbok.

Nina Wähä on the cover of New Swedish Books Spring 2019
15 March 2019

It has finally arrived – the spring edition of our literature magazine New Swedish Books. This year we have tried out some new ideas, interviewing people such as translators and experts who highlight their favourite Swedish titles from the past few years. Enjoy!

15 February 2019

In 2018, the Swedish Arts Council received 391 grant applications for translations of Swedish literature and drama. We were pleased to approve 271 of these, 14 more than the previous year.

15 February 2019

Do you know that you can apply for grants for literature projects, translation of Swedish literature, travels in connection to international Book Fairs, and grants for participating in Göteborg Book Fair Fellowship 2019? Please note the dates in your calendar, so you don’t miss an application!

18 January 2019

33 translators were attending the International translator conference that we arranged on Långholmen in Stockholm in December. We asked three participants about their work and their reflections on Swedish culture and language. This is what they answered!

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17 January 2019

In December it was once more time for the International translator conference on Långholmen in Stockholm. 33 participants from different countries met during four intense days to network and discuss translation of Swedish literature. One of the seminars focused on Liv Strömquist’s comics.