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The world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature to be announced on April 2

The world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature to be announced on April 2

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2019 12:30 UTC

Welcome to cover the 17th announcement of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA). The Swedish award amounts to EUR 570 000 and is presented annually in honour of the author Astrid Lindgren. On Tuesday, April 2, the ALMA jury in Sweden will name the 2019 laureate.

Nominees announced for the world’s largest award for children and young adult literature 2018

Nominees announced for the world’s largest award for children and young adult literature 2018

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2017 15:10 UTC

Next year, 235 candidates from 60 countries will be in the running for the world’s largest and most prestigious children’s literature award: the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. This was announced today by ALMA jury chairman Professor Boel Westin at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The complete list of nominees is now online at www.alma.se/en.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017 to be announced on April 4th

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017 to be announced on April 4th

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 10:44 UTC

The announcement of the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) takes place Tuesday April 4th 1:00 pm CET at the National Library in Stockholm. Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy in Sweden is giving a speech and Jury Chairman Boel Westin will announce the laureate of 2017.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced on April 5th

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced on April 5th

Press releases   •   Jan 12, 2016 08:05 UTC

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced at the National Library of Sweden on April 5th at 1:00 pm CET. Jury Chairman Boel Westin will announce the laureate of 2016. The announcement will be followed by a presentation of the laureate by the jury. For this year’s award, 215 candidates from 59 countries are nominated.

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​Welcome to the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

​Welcome to the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Events   •   Sep 15, 2017 11:08 UTC

To mark the announcement of the list of nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Frankfurter Buchmesse and the award office have the pleasure of inviting you to a presentation, followed by a reception.The program is a co-operation with the Frankfurt Book Fair and begins with a presentation of this year's laureate, the German illustrator and picturebook author Wolf Erlbruch. Profess...

Oct 12, 16:00 - 18:30 UTC

Children's Book Centre (Hall 3.0 K 139)

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award participates in Göteborg Book Fair

Events   •   Sep 24, 2012 12:41 UTC

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will participate in Göteborg Book Fair, September 27-30. On Thursday September 27 at 2:00 pm, paediatrician and former member of the ALMA jury Lars H Gustafsson discusses children’s rights and Astrid Lindgren’s speech Never Violence! with Kjell Åke Hansson, Managing Director of cultural centre Astrid Lindgren’s Näs. On Friday September 28 at 11:30 am, ...

Sep 26 - Sep 30

Göteborg Book Fair

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Anna Höglund (jury)

Anna Höglund (jury)

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Johan Palmberg (jury)

Johan Palmberg (jury)

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Katarina Kieri (jury)

Katarina Kieri (jury)

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Mats Kempe (jury)

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Interview with Boel Westin

Interview with Boel Westin

Interview with Jury Chairman Boel Westin on May 30th 2016, during the Award week in Stockholm.

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Interview with Larry Lempert

Interview with Larry Lempert

An interview with Jury Chairman Larry Lempert during the Award Ceremony on June 2, 2014.

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Jury Chairman about the 2014 laureate Barbro Lindgren

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Jury Chairman Larry Lempert about the 2014 laureate, author Barbro Lindgren.

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Announcement of the 2014 laureate

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Jury Chairman Larry Lempert announces the 2014 laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. National Library of Sweden, March 25, 2014.

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