These early poems by Nobel Prize-winning poet Harry Martinson (1904-1978), translated by Oregon writer and poet Lars Nordström, have never been published in English before. The book is available from Wordcraft of Oregon.
Author, editor and translator Lars Nordström has compiled Swedish Oregon, an overview of Swedish immigration to the state which includes first-person accounts, articles and poetry. For anyone interested in the Pacific Northwest or in Swedish immigration history. The book can be ordered directly from the publisher, Swedish Roots in Oregon.
The recent Swedish film Let the Right One In has been a surprising success in American theatres. The film is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated into English by Ebba Segerberg and now published in the U.S. by St. Martin’s Griffin.