The award is given to authors, researchers or educators who have made important advancements in increasing the public interest and/or understanding of poetry, storytelling and drama.
The most commonly associated fields of work related to such efforts are those who predominantly see writing and and other media as their main craft such as books, essays, articles, study guides, radio, tv and internet forums – which directly or indirectly can be of use in educating the public.
The Örjan Lindberger-Award 2019 goes to Susanna Alakoski and Mats Söderlund for their many years of work with literary writing courses and literary writing education in book and magazine-form as well as their individual highly significant authorship.
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