The poet Athena Farrokhzad, author Dan Raises and journalist Fanny Härgestam are among the nine recipients of this year working grants 100 000 each from the Foundation Nature and Culture.
The journalist Fatima Bremmer, author and journalist Elisabeth Ubbe, Film researcher Hynek Pallas, journalist Bengt G Nilsson and the authors Kristian Lundberg and Monica Braw also awarded the scholarship.
The foundation Nature and Culture was established in 1947 by the publishing house of the same name. The foundation will counteract totalitarian ideas and the government and to promote political and economic freedom. Work scholarships was instituted in 2011.