Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Nordic Council Literature Prize nominations

They are as follows:

Denmark

  • Peter Laugesen, Fotorama (Photorama), Poetry Collection, Forlaget Borgen 2009
  • Ida Jessen, Børnene (The Children), Novel, Forlaget Gyldendal 2009

Finland

  • Sofi Oksanen, Puhdistus (Purge), Novel, WSOY 2008
  • Monika Fagerholm, Glitterscenen (The Glitter Scene), Novel, Söderströms och Albert Bonniers Förlag 2009

Iceland

  • Einar Kárason, Ofsi (Fury), Novel, Mál og menning 2008, (Danish translation, Kim Lembek)
  • Steinar Bragi, Konur (Women), Novel, Mál og menning 2008, (Swedish translation, Inge Knudson)

Norway

  • Karl Ove Knausgård, Min kamp 1 (My Struggle, Part 1), Novel, Förlaget Oktober 2009
  • Tomas Espedal, Imot kunsten (notatbøkene) (Towards Art (the notebokks)), Novel, Gyldendal 2009

Sweden

  • Steve Sem-Sandberg, De fattiga i Łódź (The Destitutes of Lodz), Novel, Albert Bonniers Förlag 2009
  • Ann Jäderlund, Vad hjälper det en människa om hon häller rent vatten över sig i alla sina dagar (What Does It Help A Person If She Pours Clean Water Over Herself For All Of Her Days), Poetry Collection, Albert Bonniers Förlag 2009

Faroe Islands

  • Gunnar Hoydal, Í havsins hjarta (In the Heart of the Sea), Roman, Forlaget Sprotin 2007, (Danish translation, Jette Hoydal)

Greenland

No nominations submitted

The Sami Language Area

No nominations submitted

The winner will be chosen in Helsinki on March 29-30 2010.
http://www.norden.org/en/nordic-council/the-nordic-council-prizes/literature-prize/nominations-2010

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