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20.02.20 | News

Thirteen nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize

Thirteen Nordic novels, short stories, and poetry collections have been nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony for the Nordic Council prizes in Reykjavik this autumn. The following works are competing for the prize. ...

29.10.19 | News

Here are the winners of the Nordic Council prizes 2019

Jonas Eika, Kristin Roskifte, May el-Toukhy, Maren Louise Käehne, Caroline Blanco, René Ezra, and Gyða Valtýsdóttir received the 2019 Nordic Council Prizes at an awards ceremony broadcast live from the Stockholm Concern Hall on Tuesday evening. Greta Thunberg chose not to accept the pr...

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Bjørn Esben Almaas

Bjørn Esben Almaas: Den gode vennen. Novel, Oktober forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Yahya Hassan

Yahya Hassan: YAHYA HASSAN 2. Poetry, Gyldendal, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Matias Faldbakken

Matias Faldbakken: Vi er fem. Novel, Oktober forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Niillas Holmberg

Niillas Holmberg: Juolgevuođđu. Poetry, DAT, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Hanne Højgaard Viemose

Hanne Højgaard Viemose: HHV, FRSHWN. Dødsknaldet i Amazonas. Novel, Gyldendal, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Johan Jönson

Johan Jönson: Marginalia/Xterminalia. Poetry, Albert Bonniers förlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Monika Fagerholm

Monika Fagerholm: Vem dödade bambi? Novel, Förlaget M, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen

Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen: Ikki fyrr enn tá. Novel, Sprotin, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Mikaela Nyman

Mikaela Nyman: När vändkrets läggs mot vändkrets. Poetry, Ellips förlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Bergsveinn Birgisson

Bergsveinn Birgisson: Lifandilífslækur. Novel, Bjartur, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Fríða Ísberg

Fríða Ísberg: Kláði. Collection of short stories, Partus forlag, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Steve Sem-Sandberg

Steve Sem-Sandberg: W. Novel, Albert Bonniers förlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Juha Itkonen

Juha Itkonen: Ihmettä kaikki. Novel, Otava, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Liselott Willén

Liselott Willén: Det finns inga monster. Novel, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2017. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Kristín Eiríksdóttir

Kristín Eiríksdóttir: Elín, ýmislegt. Novel, Forlagið, 2017. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Kristín Ómarsdóttir

Kristín Ómarsdóttir: Kóngulær í sýningargluggum. Poetry collection, Forlagið, 2017. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Mikaela Nyman
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Mikaela Nyman
Johan Jönson
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Steve Sem-Sandberg
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Niillas Holmberg
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Matias Faldbakken
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Bjørn Esben Almaas
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Fríða Ísberg
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Bergsveinn Birgisson
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13 nominees for The Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020
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13 nominees for The Nordic Council Literature Prize 2019
09.04.19 | Information

About the Nordic Council Literature Prize

The purpose of the Literature Prize is to promote interest in the literature and language of the neighbouring countries. It is awarded annually along with the other Nordic Council prizes for music, film, and the environment and children and young people’s literature.