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Award Lecture

It turned out to be a magical evening at the International Writers' Stage at Kulturhuset in Stockholm, when laureate Sonya Hartnett gave her award lecture in front of a spellbound audience. Following the lecture, jury member Mats Berggren talked to Hartnett about her authorship and her correspondence with American writer Robert Cormier, among many other things.

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