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Nominations for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2013

The nominations from the national members of the Adjudication Committee for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2013 are:

Nov 30, 2012
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Johannes Jansson/norden.org

Denmark

Josefine Klougart
Én af os sover
Novel, Rosinante, 2012

Kim Leine
Profeterne i Evighedsfjorden
Novel, Gyldendal, 2012

Finland

Rosa Liksom
Hytti nro 6 (Kupé nr. 6)
Novel, WSOY, 2011, Wahlström & Widstrand 2012 (Translation Janina Orlov)

Ulla-Lena Lundberg
Is
Novel, Schildts & Söderströms, 2012

Iceland

Hallgrímur Helgason
Konan við 1000ş - Herbjörg María Björnsson segir frá (Kvinden ved 1000ş - Herbjørg Maria Bjørnsson fortæller)
Novel, JPV útgáfa, 2011 (Danish translation by Kim Lembek)

Guðmundur Andri Thorsson
Valeyrarvalsinn (Valeyri-valsen)
Short stories, JPV útgáfa, 2011 (Danish translation, Erik Skyum Nielsen)

Norway

Nils-Øivind Haagensen
God morgen og god natt
Poetry, Förlaget Oktober 2012

Ole Robert Sunde
Krigen var min families historie
Novel, Gyldendal, 2012

Sweden

Lars Norén
Filosofins natt
Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2012

Johannes Anyuru
En storm kom från paradiset
Novel, Norstedts förlag, 2012                                                                            

Faroe Islands

Jóanes Nielsen
Brahmadellarnir (Brahmadellerne)
Novel, Mentunargrunnur Studentafelagsins, 2011 (Translation Povl Skårup), forlaget Torgard, 2012

(Norwegian translation: Lars Moa, forlaget Margbok)

Greenland

Mariane Petersen
Piniartorsuit kinguaavi (Storfangernes efterkommere)
Poetry collection, Milik Publishing Aps, 2010

The Sami Language Area

Sollaug Sárgon
Savvon bálgáid louttastit
Poetry collection, Iðut, 2010

The Åland Islands

Ulla-Lena Lundberg
Is
Novel, Schildts & Söderströms, 2012

The prize winner is chosen by the Adjudication Committee for the Nordic Council Literature Prize and will be announced at the Nordic Council Session in Oslo on 30 October 2013. The prize is worth 350,000 Danish kroner.

Contacts

Jesper F. Schou-Knudsen
Phone +45 33 96 03 55
Email jsk@norden.org

Contacts for the Adjudication Committee The Swedish Delegation to the Nordic Council, Eva Hjelm +46 70 399 77 73 eva.hjelm@riksdagen.se Dan Alvarsson +46 70 231 35 72 dan.alvarsson@riksdagen.se