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Fourteen nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize. Foto: norden.org.Fourteen nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize. Foto: norden.org.Fourteen nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize. Foto: norden.org.

Fourteen nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize. Foto: norden.org.

Two Swedish nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize

Fourteen Nordic novels, short stories, and poetry collections have been nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize. This year’s nominees span the entire Nordic Region with works from all countries and language areas. The winner will be announced in Copenhagen in conjunction with Session week in November.

Two of the nominated titles comes from Sweden:

Strega by Johanne Lykke Holm (Novel, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2020)

Renheten by Andrzej Tichý (Short stories, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2020)

The winner of the 2021 Nordic Council Literature Prize will be announced on 2 November in Copenhagen in conjunction with the Session of the Nordic Council. The winner will receive the Northern Lights statuette and DKK 300,000.

List of all nominees