Prizes in Astrid's name
Astrid Lindgren’s books have inspired and continue to inspire authors the world over. Besides the fantastic source of inspiration Astrid Lindgren’s books are, in themselves, there are two literature prizes in her name. One of them is the international ALMA Prize, handed out by Swedish Arts Council . The other is the Swedish Astrid Lindgren Prize which was instituted by the Rabén & Sjögren publishing house.
Here you can read about these two prizes, the purpose of which is to encourage authors who are writing in the same spirit as Astrid Lindgren.