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Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

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Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

The Swedish Crime Writers' Academy (Swedish: Svenska Deckarakademin), is a Swedish organization set up in 1971 to promote the writing of detective fiction and crime fiction.[1] Originally, the academy had 13 elected members; today the number of members is 24.

Each year the Academy awards two prizes:

There are also a number of other awards (e.g.: Best debut novel) which are made on an irregular basis.


External links

  • Official site (Swedish)
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