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Posted at 10:28AM Sunday 06 Apr 2014

Here's an interesting idea for a peripheral literature/literary language: a prize for the local book published in the past year which: "is estimated to have the 'best export potential'". That's what they have in Finland, with the Tulenkantaja-palkinto which, with a payout of €5,000, is worth more than most foreign rights deals

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