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Nominations for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2017

The national members of the Adjudication Committee for the Nordic Council Literature Prize have nominated the following 12 works for the prize in 2017.

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Denmark

Christina Hesselholdt

Vivian

Rosinante & Co, 2016.

Kirsten Thorup

Erindring om kærligheden

Novel, Gyldendal, 2016.

Finland

Laura Lindstedt

Oneiron

Novel, Teos, 2015.

Tomas Mikael Bäck

De tysta gatorna

Poetry collection, Schildts & Söderströms, 2016.

Faroe Islands

Sissal Kampmann

Sunnudagsland

Poetry collection, Mentunargrunnur Studentafelagsins, 2016.

Iceland

Guðmundur Andri Thorsson

Og svo tjöllum við okkur í rallið

A portrait, JPV, 2015.

Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir

Frelsi

Poetry collection, Mál og menning, 2015.

Norway

Henrik Nor-Hansen

Termin. En fremstilling av vold i Norge

Novel, Tiden Norsk Forlag, 2016.

Vigdis Hjorth

Arv og miljø

Novel, Cappelen Damm, 2016.

Sweden

Ann Jäderlund

Djupa, kärlek, ingen. Dikter 1992–2015

Poetry collection, Albert Bonniers förlag, 2016.

Birgitta Lillpers

Anteckningar om hö

Poetry collection, Wahlström & Widstrand, 2016.

Åland

Johanna Boholm

Jag är Ellen

Lyrical prose narrative, Schildts & Söderströms, 2016.

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The winner will be announced and the prize of DKK 350,000 will be awarded in conjunction with the Nordic Council Session.

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