Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Famous Swedish Author Vote for Piracy Party

Lars Gustafsson is voting for Piratpartiet. Lars Gustafsson, one of the most important living Swedish authors, is perhaps best known for his slim novels and story-collections, but he is also a respected poet.

An American citizen since 1983 and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at University of Texas, Austin, Lars Gustafsson has gained international recognition with literary awards, such as the Prix International Charles Veillon des Essais in 1983, the Heinrich Steffens Preis in 1986, Una Vita per la Litteratura in 1989, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for poetry in 1994, and several others.

He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. His major works have been translated into fifteen languages.

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