Karin Erlandsson nominated for the Radio Sweden Prize

Lovely news from our neighbouring Sweden: author Karin Erlandsson is now nominated for the Radio Sweden Short Story Prize (Sveriges Radios Novellpris)!

The prize is a part of the traditional Literature Week, organised by the Sweden’s National Broadcaster. In addition to a short story, a novel and a poetry work are awarded during the event crowning the Literature Week.

Karin Erlandsson (photo: Marcus Boman)

In Erlandsson’s category, 5 short stories written in Swedish have been nominated, and the winner will be announced on the 26th of April. Erlandsson is nominated for the short story Lådan.

The winner is voted by the public, and you can cast your vote here.

Karin Erlandsson is a Swedish-writing author who lives on Åland Islands. She writes both for children and adults, and has been nominated four times for the Nordic Council Literature Prize.

Her newest work is a narrative nonfiction Blue Yarn. What I know About Knitting, already sold to three territories, including to Blanvalet in Germany.

Congratulations to the author for the nomination, and fingers crossed!