Barbro Lindgren. Photo: Stefan Tell

ALMA to the IBBY Congress in Mexico City

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will participate in the international IBBY Congress in Mexico City  September 10-13. The Congress gathers more than 130 speakers from 50 different countries; including  David Almond, Daniel Goldin...

Hello there, Katarina Kieri

Katarina Kieri is member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury since July 1st. Her body of work encompasses novels, poetry and short stories for children, young adults and adults. Initially she intended to write only poetry, but she later felt increasingly drawn to the prose medium.
Boel Westin. Photo: Eva Dalin

Hello there, Boel Westin

Boel Westin is Professor of Literature at Stockholm University, specializing in children’s and young adult literature, as well as researcher and literary critic. Since July 1 she is Chairman of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury.

Hello there, Anna Höglund

Anna Höglund is considered one of Sweden’s leading illustrators. Since July 1 she is member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury. Born and raised in Stockholm. Five children, one dog, one cat, six chickens and a nice...

Hello there, Johan Palmberg

Johan Palmberg works as a rights agent for Astrid Lindgren’s books and is Astrid Lindgren’s great-grandson. Since July 1 he is member of the jury. Tell us about yourself. Who is Johan Palmberg? That’s a tough question – I’m really not all that different from anyone else. Besides what you already know, I’m very much into...

Barbro Lindgren to Göteborg Book Fair

Meet this year’s laureate Barbro Lindgren at the Göteborg Book Fair in Gothenburg. On Thursday, September 25, she participates in a seminar about imagination and the conditions of freedom and writing with jury member Maria Lassén-Seger, critic of children’s literature and...

A presentation of Barbro Lindgren

Follow the presentation of Barbro Lindgren and her works. First broadcast at the Award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on June 2, 2014.

New members of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Swedish Arts Council has appointed four new members of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The new chairman from July 1 is Boel Westin, who has been Professor of Literature at...

Behind the scenes of this year’s announcement

Get behind the scenes of the announcement of this year’s laureate. The announcement took place at a press conference at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm on March 25 and was streamed live...

Highlights from the Award Ceremony

Have a look at the highlights from yesterdays Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Crown Princess Victoria presented the Award, Barbro Lindgren's speech, performances etc.

Barbro Lindgren's speech at the Award Ceremony

First of all, I would like to say thank you very much for the lovely award, which is especially fun to receive because it was established in memory of Astrid Lindgren! I am also very happy to have...

Full House for Barbro Lindgren in Stockholm’s Concert Hall

Author Barbro Lindgren accepted the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Monday evening before a crowded audience in the Stockholm Concert Hall. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria presented...

2014 Award Week Kicks Off In Vimmerby

Sunday marks the start of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Week, honouring Barbro Lindgren, the first Swedish ALMA laureate, who will meet her readers throughout the week. Her first stop is Astrid Lindgren’s childhood home, Vimmerby.

Hello there Ann Sköld Nilsson at Rabén & Sjögren

Ann Sköld Nilsson is Publishing Director at Rabén&Sjögren in Sweden, one of Barbro Lindgren’s publishers.You were present at the press conference in Bologna on March 25. How did you feel...

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trojmiasto.pl: Co myślą o nas Rosjanie? Weekend literatury w Sopocie za nami
25/08-14, 06:15
O tym, że spotkania z literaturą są ważne i trafiają do grona licznych wielbicieli przekonuje trzecia edycja Literackiego Sopotu, która odbyła się w dniach 21-24 sierpnia. Impreza kolejny raz...
Link: trojmiasto.pl
aktivist.pl: Literatura rosyjska pod lupą w Sopocie
21/08-14, 12:40
Trzy lata temu Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna w Sopocie oraz Miasto Sopot postawiły sobie pytanie jak wypromować literaturę i zachęcić mieszkańców Trójmiasta, i odwiedzających go turystów do...
Link: aktivist.pl
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