The Swedish-English Literary Translators’ Association

Bringing Swedish Literature into English

SELTA is a professional association of translators from Swedish into English. We run networking and professional development events and maintain a register of translators. We engage with English-language and Swedish-language publishers, as well as relevant cultural and literary organisations in Britain, Sweden and Finland, in our promotion of Swedish and Finland-Swedish books in English.

SELTA - The Swedish-English Literary Translators’ Association

Recent Publications by SELTA members

  • Sarah Death
  • Alice Menzies
  • Fiona Graham
  • linda.schenck
  • B.J. Epstein
  • Sarah Death
  • Neil Smith
  • Annie Prime
  • Alex Fleming
  • Alex Fleming
  • Alice Menzies
  • Ian Giles
  • Deborah Bragan-Turner
  • Andy Turner
  • Annie Prime

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SELTA - The Swedish-English Literary Translators’ Association


  • Authors, Future Events, News, SELTA Workshop
    SELTA literary translation workshop on 21 October 2021
    Authors Susanna Alakoski, Eija Hetekivi Olsson, Mats Jonsson and Anneli Jordahl will be coming to the UK this autumn. As part of their visit, SELTA is organising a full-day translation workshop at the Swedish Embassy in London. (Covid permitting)
  • News, Translating
    Translators in the news
    SELTA members Sarah Death and Ian Giles were both interviewed recently for blog posts.
  • News, Publishing, SELTA
    Saskia Vogel wins PEN Translates award
    One of 12 PEN Translates awards goes to fund Saskia Vogel's translation of Strega by Johanne Lykke Holm. The book will be published by Lolli Editions.

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