News from NORLA
Ten Norwegian nominees for the 2016 ALMA Award
Next year 215 candidates from 59 countries will be in the running for the ALMA Award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The ALMA Award is the world’s largest international children’s and young adult literature award. The award amounts to SEK 5 million and is given annually to a single laureate or to several. Authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and reading promoters are eligible for the award, which is designed to promote interest in children’s and young adult literature.
NORLA offers its warmest congratulations to the ten Norwegian candidates:
Gro Dahle – author
Harald Rosenløw Eeg – author
Foreningen !les – organisation
Stian Hole – author/illustrator
Marit Kaldhol – author
Gry Moursund – illustrator
Svein Nyhus – author/illustrator
Øyvind Torseter – illustrator
See all nominees here.