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The Swedish Academy’s Nordic Prize 2020 is awarded to Rosa Liksom. The prize was founded in connection with the Academy’s 200-year anniversary in 1986 and funded by the Karin and Karl Ragnar Gierow Foundation.
Press conference with the Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature 2018 and 2019 on the 6th of December at 1 p.m in Börshuset, Gamla stan, Stockholm
At its regular weekly meeting yesterday, the Swedish Academy voted to appoint Åsa Wikforss as a new member. She will succeed Sara Danius on Chair Number 7.
At its regular Thursday meeting, the Swedish Academy voted to appoint Mats Malm as its new Permanent Secretary, to take effect from 1 June 2019. He succeeds Anders Olsson, operative as Permanent Secretary since 1 June 2018.
At its statutory gathering yesterday, the Swedish Academy voted to appoint two new members: Ellen Mattson, to succeed Jayne Svenungsson on Chair No. 9, and Anne Swärd, who succeeds Sara Stridsberg on Chair No. 13.
The Nobel Foundation has announced today that the Nobel Prize in Literature can again be awarded, since the Swedish Academy in the past year has taken considerable steps to reestablish confidence in itself as an institution.
At its most recent Thursday convocation, the Swedish Academy voted to appoint a new member, the author Tua Forsström. She will succeed Katarina Frostenson on Chair No. 18. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf has today given approval to the appointment.
The Swedish Academy intends to decide on and announce the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 in parallel with the naming of the 2019 laureate.
Background | The Swedish Academy is in a state of crisis following a period of strong disagreement between members over important issues.