Kjell Westö wins the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2014 for "Mirage 38"

29.10.14 | News
Kjell Westö
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The Nordic Council Literature Prize 2014 has been awarded to the Finnish author Kjell Westö for his novel "Mirage 38" at a ceremony in Stockholm.

Last year’s winner Kim Leine presented the DKK 350,000 prize in Stockholm City Hall and read the from the adjudication committee’s motivation:


“The Nordic Council Literature Prize goes to the Finnish writer Kjell Westö for the novel Mirage 38, the evocative prose of which breathes life into a critical moment in Finland’s history – one that has links to the present day.”


Read more about Kjell Westö and "Mirage 38" here.