A young person who reads a book today takes that book into tomorrow, is shaped and influenced by the work, learns from it, remembers it, holds it inside. And because this happens to books written for the young children's and young adult literature is important - more important, one could argue, than writing for adults.

Isol beeing interviewed during the award week. Photo: Stefan Tell

Press room

Welcome! We are happy to provide you with information on the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the laureates or any other aspect of children’s and young adult literature. All news and related content are published on mynewsdesk.com/alma.

Images, videos and press release from the award ceremony on May 29 2017 are available in our pressroom at mynewsdesk.com/alma.

The material can be used free of charge in contexts describing the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Astrid Lindgren and laureates or nominees. For other use, please contact the award office.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award may be abbreviated ALMA.

Press contact:

Mariella Kucer
Communications Officer
Phone: +46 (0) 8 519 264 17
E-mail: mariella.kucer@alma.se