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International interest in Swedish children’s books

The second application round for 2023 Nordic and Non-Nordic translation grants has now closed. For this round we received 133 applications of which 97 were accepted.

The total amount awarded to Swedish books to be translated rose to 2,52 million SEK in this round. International publishers still show a keen interest towards children’s books. Of all submitted applications 57 were aimed at this target group. The most common target languages were French (12 applications), Italian (10 applications) and English (9 applications).

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More information about this round and our allocated grants 

Cover image: Vad är en flod by Monika Vaicenaviciené, publisher: Opal,  will be translated to Portuguese by Guilherme da Silva Braga, publisher: WMF Martins Fontes LTDA, Brazil.


Maria Antas

  • Translation grants, Editor New Swedish Books, Grants for projects and events

Matilda Ekström

  • Communications Officer