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New Issue of Swedish Book Review Now Online

The latest issue of Swedish Book Review (2022:1) is now available online. The new issue features work by Mikael Bergstrand, Kerstin Ekman (translated by Linda Schenck), Anna-Lena Laurén, Björn Ranelid, Maria Wine and Nina Wähä, as well as reviews of recent publications in Swedish.Swedish

PEN America Announces Translation Fund Grants

PEN America has announced this year’s recipients of Translation Fund grants. The Fund, now in its fourteenth year, provides support for translation projects from a broad range of languages, this year including Arabic, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Nepali. Among this year’s recipients is STiNA member Kira Josefsson “for her skilled translation from the Swedish of The Arab by Pooneh Rohi, a novel that offers a compassionate portrait of the isolation and humiliations suffered by a former civil engineer in Iran as he builds up a life in his new country.

A Storm Blew in from Paradise

All the author Johannes Anyuru’s father P. wants to do as a young man is fly planes, but when he tries to return to Africa after being trained in Greece to fly for the Ugandan air force, he is detained and forced into a series of refugee camps.