Selma Lagerlöf Prize

The Selma Lagerlöf Prize is a Swedish literary prize awarded to women writers annually since 1984. Recipients receive 100,000 Swedish kronor. The awards ceremony takes place in Sunne every August 13 and is in honor of Selma Lagerlöf.

List of Recipients

*1984 Birgitta Trotzig
*1985 Sara Lidman
*1986 Astrid Lindgren
*1987 Göran Tunström
*1988 Lars Ahlin
*1989 Kerstin Ekman
*1990 Lars Andersson
*1991 Lars Gyllensten
*1992 Tove Jansson
*1993 Georg Henrik von Wright
*1994 Stig Claesson
*1995 Ulla Isaksson
*1996 Rolf Edberg
*1997 Per Olov Enquist
*1998 Göran Palm
*1999 Kristina Lugn
*2000 Torgny Lindgren
*2001 Agneta Pleijel
*2002 Peter Englund
*2003 P. C. Jersild
*2004 Sigrid Combüchen
*2005 Birgitta Stenberg
*2006 Lars Jakobson
*2007 Barbro Lindgren
*2008 John Ayvide Lindqvist

References

* cite web
url = http://www.kulturveckanisunne.se/pristag_tidigare.php
title = Tidigare pristagare
publisher = Stiftelsen Selma Lagerlöfs Litteraturpris
accessdate = 2008-02-18 | language = Swedish


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