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Cover Swedish Books for Young Readers
1 April 2020

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.

Book spread
31 March 2020

We are happy to tell that the amount of applications was, unexpectedly but pleasingly high.

Duncan Lewis, photo: Carsten Bundgaard
25 March 2020

For the London Book fair in March we had set up a meeting with Duncan Lewis, owner of Nordisk Books in the UK. Since the fair was cancelled due to the coronavirus, we instead had a mail chat about literature and being a banker and publisher of translated books.

Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.
13 March 2020

For those of you who have been awarded grants for "Swedish literature abroad – grants for travel, promotion and themed events" or "Bidrag till översättare av svensk litteratur och dramatik" or "Translation of Swedish literature and drama":

New Swedish Books 2020 out now
26 February 2020

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.

Open Call: Translator conference in Stockholm
23 January 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.

NordLit meeting in Oslo
23 January 2020

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, photo: Henke Olofsson
23 January 2020

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.

Award winners, August prize 2019. Emma-Karin Rehnman, Patrik Svensson, Oskar Kroon and Marit Kapla. Photo: Sören Andersson.
19 December 2019

Three award winners of the August Prize 2019 and the title Best Swedish Book of the Year were announced on November 25th in the categories non-fiction, fiction and children & young adult.

Swedish literature in translation 2019
19 December 2019

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.