The Swedish Academy advances the Swedish language and Swedish literature

The Academy strives to promote Swedish as a rich, living language that is available for all to use and develop together.
This is the Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy is a versatile institution.

The Academy is a versatile institution that both safeguards our language heritage and highlights modern developments. Our work includes providing tools and resources and conferring awards with the aim of promoting Swedish language and literature.

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Jon Fosse

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2023 is awarded the Norwegian author Jon Fosse ”for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable”