Nominees for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) announced

  • ALMA 2018

    ALMA 2018 Photo: Marcus-Gunnar Pettersson

235 candidates from 60 countries are nominated to the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest award for children and young adult literature The candidates were presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 12, 2017.

There are two candidates from Switzerland on the list:

Albertine: Illustrator
Franz Hohler: Author

The full list is a gold mine for anyone interested in children's and YA literature:

The laureate or laureates of the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced in Stockholm and Bologna immediately following the jury’s final meeting on March 27 of next year.