- 2016 August Prizewinners announcedNamed after August Strindberg, Sweden's August Prize is awarded by the Swedish Publishers’ Association for the best Swedish books of the year. This year's awards were announced at a gala night at the end of November.
- 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.
- 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.