Monday June 23rd, 2014

The Swedish Arts Council (Kulturrådet) is the authority responsible for promoting Swedish literature in translation. Through Swedish Literature Exchange it coordinates a number of efforts in this field, publishes the magazine New […]

Friday April 5th, 2013

The Swedish Writers’ Union is the central professional organisation for writers and literary translators in Sweden. They safeguard the economic and moral interests of our members.

Wednesday March 20th, 2013

The Swedish Arts Council runs a grant scheme that makes it possible for more Swedish quality literature to be published abroad. The new support scheme applies to fiction for children […]

Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Göteborg Book Fair is the biggest meeting place for the book trade in the Nordic countries. The first Fair was held in 1985 and had 5,000 visitors. Since then, it […]

Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators was established in 1993 and since 1996 the Centre has been under the auspices of UNESCO. BCWT stimulates literary and cultural contacts between the countries […]

Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Swedish Book Review was launched in 1983. It publishes two main issues every year. The main aim of Swedish Book Review is to present Swedish literature to the English-speaking world. It […]

Thursday March 14th, 2013

The Society of Authors administers several annual prizes for translations from Arabic, Dutch/Flemish, French, German, Italian, modern Greek, Portuguese and Swedish. Visit:

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