All Nobel Prizes in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded 116 times to 120 Nobel Prize laureates between 1901 and 2023. Click on the links to get more information.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2024

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2024 will be announced on Thursday 10 October, 13:00 CEST at the earliest.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2023

“for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable”

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2022

“for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

“for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

“for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”

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