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The nominated candidates for 2013 will be announced on October 11th

News   •   Oct 01, 2012 07:44 GMT

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award announces the nominated candidates for 2013 on October 11th, at Frankfurt Book Fair.

The nominated candidates will be presented by jury chairman Larry Lempert at 4:40 pm, at the children’s book corner K371 in Hall 3.

The program also includes welcome speech by Gabi Rauch-Kneer, Vice President of the Frankfurt Book Fair, and a presentation of this year’s recipient, the Dutch author Guus Kuijer. The announcement will be followed by a conversation between Larry Lempert and Karin Nyman (translator and daughter of Astrid Lindgren) on Astrid Lindgren – a safe guard for democratic values.

The list of nominated candidates will be published on directly after the announcement. A video for broadcast will be available. For questions concerning accreditations, interviews and downloading videos, please contact communication officer Helene Andersson +46 76 540 10 17 or