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02.11.21 | News

Elin Persson wins the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

The 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize goes to the youth novel De afghanska sönerna by Elin Persson from Sweden.

02.11.21 | News

Meet the winners of the 2021 Nordic Council Prizes

There was an air of jubilation in Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Sweden as the Nordic Council prizes were presented during the live broadcast of the awards ceremony from Skuespilhuset in Copenhagen on Tuesday evening.

Siiri Enoranta

Siiri Enoranta: Kesämyrsky. Novel, WSOY, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.)

Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.): Jag och alla. Picture book, Rabén & Sjögren, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Elin Persson

Elin Persson: De afghanska sönerna. Youth literature, Bonnier Carlsen, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Kirste Paltto and Laila Labba (ill.)

Kirste Paltto and Laila Labba (ill.): Jođašeaddji Násti. Youth novel, Davvi Girji, 2019. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Peter F. Strassegger

Peter F. Strassegger: Aleksander den store. Youth novel, Samlaget, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir

Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir: Grísafjörður: Ævintýri um vináttu og fjör. Youth novel, Salka, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Bolatta Silis-Høegh

Bolatta Silis-Høegh: Aima Qaqqap Arnaalu. Picture book, Milik Publishing, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Marjun Syderbø Kjelnæs

Marjun Syderbø Kjelnæs: Sum rótskot. Young adult novel, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Linda Bondestam

Linda Bondestam: Mitt bottenliv – av en ensam axolotl. Picture book, Förlaget M, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Adam O.

Adam O.: Den rustne verden, 3 - Ukrudt. Future epic, Høst & Søn/Gyldendal, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Zakiya Ajmi

Zakiya Ajmi: Vulkan, Youth novel, Gads Forlag, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Karin Erlandsson och Peter Bergting (ill.)

Karin Erlandsson and Peter Bergting (ill.): Nattexpressen. Youth novel, Schildts & Söderströms and Bonnier Carlsen, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young Peop...

Karin Erlandsson

Karin Erlandsson: Segraren<i>.</i> Novel, Schildts & Söderströms, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Gabriella Sköldenberg

Gabriella Sköldenberg: Trettonde sommaren. Young adult novel, Natur & Kultur, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Vinnare av Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Vinnare av Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nominerade till Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Nominerade till Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordisk Råds barne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Nordisk Råds barne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Peter F. Strassegger
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Peter F. Strassegger
Kirste Palto og Laila Labba
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Kirste Palto og Laila Labba
Ole Kristian Løyning og Ronny Haugeland
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Ole Kristian Løyning og Ronny Haugeland
Elin Persson
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Elin Persson
Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir
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28.10.21 | Information

Nominees of the Nordic Council prizes 2021

54 nominees from eight countries. Meet the nominees of the Nordic Council prizes 2021. The winners of the Nordic Council prizes will be announced on 2 November at an awards ceremony in Copenhagen in conjunction with the Nordic Council Session 2021.