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  • Writer's pictureLaurent Denimal

The "Prix Jean Monnet de Littérature Européenne" goes to Jón Kalman Stefánsson.

The Icelandic writer Jón Kalman Stefánsson received the French Prix Jean Monnet de Littérature Européenne for his novel Ton absence n'est que ténèbres (Grasset, 2022), in a translation of Eric Boury.

He received earlier this year the "Prix du Livre étranger 2022 France Inter / Le Point" for the same novel.

Jón Kalman Stefánsson is represented in the book "Portraits d'Auteurs / Author Portraits" (Carlssons, 2020).

All the portraits of Jón Kalman Stefánsson are available at the Opale Agency.

You can also see the complete collection of author portrait here.


Jón Kalman Stefánsson, Stockholm 2009



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