The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2022 – announcement of new laureate(s)


Who will be the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) 2022? This year,  282 nominees from 71 countries spread over 6 continents are in the running for the world’s most prestigious literature prize awarded to those who continue to work in the spirit of Astrid Lindgren. Is your country among them? The nominees are available here.


The 2022 ALMA laureate(s) will be announced on March 22 on direct link from Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm. The event will be streamed from the ALMA website starting from 13.00 CET. Swedish Minister for Culture Jeanette Gustafsdotter and the jury chair Boel Westin, will present this year’s laureate followed by a short presentation.


To communicate the event, post on social media using suggested texts. For added local relevance, we recommend you include any local nominees with the post by browsing through the list of 262 nominees for the 2021 award or (2) checking the list of earlier laureates, this in order to find a candidate from your country or region.


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Also note the International Children’s Book Day on April 2.