March 30 - April 2
2020
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Bart Moeyaert wins the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2019

The Flemish author Bart Moeyaert is the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2019.

 

The jury’s citation reads:

Bart Moeyaert’s condensed and musical language vibrates with suppressed emotions and unspoken desires. He portrays relationships at crisis point with a cinematic immediacy, even as his complex narratives suggest new ways forward. Bart Moeyaert’s luminous work underscores the fact that books for children and young people have a self-evident place in world literature.

More info: http://www.alma.se/en/Press/News/News/2019/Laureate-2019/ 

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