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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. ...

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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.

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.

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.

Niillas Holmberg

Niillas Holmberg: Juolgevuođđu. Poetry, DAT, 2018. 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.

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.

Sami Said

Sami Said: Människan är den vackraste staden. Novel, Natur & Kultur, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Pivinnguaq Mørch

Pivinnguaq Mørch: Arpaatit qaqortut. Short stories and poems, Milik Publishing, 2015. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Isabella Nilsson

Isabella Nilsson: Nonsensprinsessans dagbok. En sjukskrivning. Poetry collection, Ellerströms, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Marianna Kurtto

Marianna Kurtto: Tristania. Novel, WSOY, 2017. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Inga Ravna Eira

Inga Ravna Eira: Ii dát leat dat eana. Poetry collection, Davvi Girji, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Lars Sund

Lars Sund: Där musiken började. Novel, Förlaget, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Jan Grue

Jan Grue: Jeg lever et liv som ligner deres. En levnetsbeskrivelse. Autobiographical non-fiction, Gyldendal, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Helle Helle

Helle Helle: de. Novel, Rosinante, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Eldrid Lunden

Eldrid Lunden: Det er berre eit spørsmål om tid. Poetry collection, Aschehoug forlag, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Jonas Eika

Jonas Eika: Efter solen. Short story collection, Basilisk, 2018. Nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Gunnar D Hansson

Gunnar D Hansson: Tapeshavet. Poetry, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2017

Roskva Koritzinsky

Roskva Koritzinsky: Jeg har ennå ikke sett verden. Short stories, Aschehoug, 2017

Sigurður Pálsson

Sigurður Pálsson: Ljóð muna rödd. Poetry collection, JPV Útgáfa, 2016

Mikaela Nyman
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Steve Sem-Sandberg
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Niillas Holmberg
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Matias Faldbakken
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Fríða Ísberg
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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.