- Roundup of Swedish and Nordic Authors at 2016 Edinburgh Book Festival
The Edinburgh International Book Festival programme for 2016 features a number of Swedish language writers, as well as a significant number of other Nordic authors. Tickets go on sale on 21 June and can be booked via the festival's website.
- WCN Emerging Translator Mentorships Include Finland-Swedish
Applications have opened for the 2016 edition of the Writers' Centre Norwich Emerging Translator Mentorships, previously run by the BCLT.
- Laurie Thompson Tribute Edition of Swedish Book Review Out
The spring 2016 issue of Swedish Book Review turns the spotlight on the late Laurie Thompson, a translator who stands out for his skill and mastery.
- Bernard Shaw Prize Awarded
The Bernard Shaw Prize for translation from Swedish was awarded to Thomas Teal, with Sarah Death receiving a commendation. Read on for further details.
- Happy New Year!
2015 was another busy year for SELTA. Read about it in full in the story below.
- SELTA was founded in 1982. Its aims are to promote the publication of Swedish and Finland-Swedish literature in English and to represent translators’ interests. For more information about SELTA, visit the About SELTA page.
- Interested in becoming a SELTA member? Visit the Join SELTA page to find out more.
- Want to find some good Swedish books in English translation? The Books page lists the latest translations by SELTA members.
- For articles, reviews and translated extracts of Swedish literature, visit the Swedish Book Review website.