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2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Nominations

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The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) is an award established by the Swedish government to honour the memory of one of Sweden’s most important authors, and to promote interest in children’s and young adult literature around the world.

237 candidates from 68 countries have been nominated for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The candidates were announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 17 October.

Writing WA wishes to congratulate Magabala Books and The Literature Centre for being nominated for this international award.

The 2020 ALMA laureate will be announced on 31 March 2020.

For a full list of all candidates, including those from Australia, please visit the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award website.

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