Kerstin Ekman awarded The Society of the Nine Grand Prize 2022
Posted on 25/05/2022 in
Our warmest congratulations to Kerstin Ekman on being awarded the The Society of the Nine Grand Prize 2022 (Samfundet De Nios Stora pris 2022). The nomination reads:
“For an authorship characterized by vivid sharpness, incomparable presence and magnificent humanism.”
The monetary award is 400, 000 SEK.
About The Society of the Nine
It is a Swedish literary society founded on 14 February 1913 in Stockholm by writer Lotten von Kraemer’s testamentary donation. The society has nine members who are elected for life. Its purpose is to promote Swedish literature, peace and women’s issues. It mainly presents a number of literary awards. The Society started as an alternative to the Swedish Academy and is often compared to its more noted cousin.