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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.

Guest fellows in Stockholm
19 December 2019

In the beginning of December, we were glad to have seven publishers visiting us in Stockholm for four days, to learn about the Swedish book market, to meet Swedish agents and publishing colleagues and to find new authors and titles.

Collage of books.
18 December 2019

Please note the deadlines for our grants 2020.

Book spread
25 November 2019

The third and last application round for 2019 is now completed.

Participants in the Gothenburg Fellowship Programme 2019.
10 October 2019

Once again, the Swedish Literature Exchange team had the great pleasure to host the international Fellowship program for both publishers and translators during the Gothenburg Book Fair at the end of September.

Fair stand architecture.
9 October 2019

Last year, we presented a new and lighter design of the Swedish collective stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair.