The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

Press Release
7 October 2021

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021 is awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, born in Zanzibar and active in England,

for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”.

The permanent secretary

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