Latest News

  • Laurie Thompson Tribute Edition of Swedish Book Review Out
    The spring 2016 issue of Swedish Book Review turns the spotlight on the late Laurie Thompson, a translator who stands out for his skill and mastery.
  • Bernard Shaw Prize Awarded
    The Bernard Shaw Prize for translation from Swedish was awarded to Thomas Teal, with Sarah Death receiving a commendation. Read on for further details.
  • Happy New Year!
    2015 was another busy year for SELTA. Read about it in full in the story below.
  • Brief roundup of SELTA's AGM
    SELTA's 2015 Annual General Meeting took place on the afternoon of Thursday 12 November. The meeting was held at the Society of Authors in London and saw a good turnout from members. Following the formal meeting, members enjoyed a talk given by Catherine Fuller and Sarah Burton, the Translators' Association's secretary and contracts adviser, respectively.
  • August Prizes Awarded
    The annual August Prizes across various categories were awarded during a gala at the Stockholm Concert Hall on 23 November.

Key Info

  • SELTA was founded in 1982. Its aims are to promote the publication of Swedish and Finland-Swedish literature in English and to represent translators’ interests. For more information about SELTA, visit the About SELTA page.
  • Interested in becoming a SELTA member? Visit the Join SELTA page to find out more.
  • Want to find some good Swedish books in English translation? The Books page lists the latest translations by SELTA members.
  • For articles, reviews and translated extracts of Swedish literature, visit the Swedish Book Review website.